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BO and Blue Orpingtons from Hinkjc (Jody) & KorfusKluckers (Chris)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MissPrissy, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Back in mid April I got BO eggs from Jody and Blue orp eggs from Chris.

    They started hatching in early May. At the end of the hatch I got 8 buffs and 8 blues.

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    16 weeks later - here they are - I had to wait until near dark when we lock everyone in for the night and they were about to roost to get some photos.

    Jody, these are lovely orps. Out of 8 I have only 2 cockerals. Yayyy me. However, they were in no mood for posing for photos this evening.

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    See that darker reddish lilttle pullet on the left? If things work out the way I plan she will be put in with Big Red when she is old enough.

    Chris, nice lacing on these birds. Again I lucked out on the pullets. Only 1 blue cockeral in this hatch. The other cockeral is a lovely splash. [​IMG]

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    They are all looking really nice. I am really pleased with how they are filling out.

    I hatched another set of eggs from Chris and got some real Splash Magic .

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    I am not sure how many little roos are hiding in here yet. LOL
     
  2. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    Nice looking Orps....!!!!!!
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
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  4. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] So gorgeous!
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. [​IMG] I love me some orps.
     
  6. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Wow Prissy I must say those are gorgeous birds [​IMG] LOL
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are! The blues have really nice lacing. I am more than pleased with them. [​IMG]

    I am trying to decide which rooster to mix them with as they get older and move into a larger coop.
     
  8. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Very nice lacing on the blues. Pretty flock of Orps.
     
  9. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Quote:I'd definitely see how that Splash boy fill out. I think he will end up being a beautiful rooster. I am more than thrilled you are happy with them. Hopefully, one day there will be tons of flocks like that all over the United States.
     
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Wow they are beautiful! I really like the first pic of all the chicks and the contrast between the buffs and blues!
     

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