Blue Orpington Football!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by DawnSuiter, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    He's a FOOTBALL [​IMG]
    I have never raised a boy yet with this sort of shape... I have another one too in White... will he grow into the giraffe neck??? Is this bad or what?

    I think the pullets are looking good so far.. yes?
  2. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

    Apr 27, 2009
    Tonasket Wa
    I'd love to know what the resident orpington experts have to say!
  3. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2009
    SE Pennsylvania
    My friend had a boy with that shape a while ago, He looked fine when he stopped growing. [​IMG]
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    He's in the gangly stage. Suede was just like that as a youngster.
  5. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thanks for the vote of confidence... that is a lot of neck to grow into!!! I only hope he grows up half as beautiful as your Suede [​IMG]
  6. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    Dawn, They are looking good. I look forward to seeing that boy when he grows up. He isn't nearly all he will be. Beautiful colorl.
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thanks, Dawn. I am pretty partial to the Suedenator. [​IMG]
  8. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    I agreee they are looking wonderful!! My roosters never looked really great til they are around 18 months!! Always gangly young men early on. [​IMG]

    Nice pullets for sure! Nice blue lacing.
  9. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Bama, Tuff & Speckled... Thanks so much for giving your opinions, as you know more about this than I do, so I'm glad to have you to refer to. I was getting discouraged about this guy, but alas.. he's 5 months old and a looooong way to go yet.

    Thanks again
  10. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Your orpington's are very nice!!!

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