Blue Orpingtons

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by the simple life, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    In blue orpingtons, is the female and male different in coloring as in one is darker that the other.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    No, they are the same color, basically. The only difference is when the hackle and saddle feathers come in on the rooster, they are very shiny and darker than the body, almost black.
     

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