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*Chocolate Orpington Thread*

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by I-Have-Happy-Hens, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:When I took those pics, he had Chocolates and Blacks in together. You are correct about the colors. [​IMG]
     
  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:The ones radirevo has weren't used to being handled, as they were imported...and yet I scooped them up and squeezed them without ado.

    I think, in general, Orps have a placid happy nature and these seem to be just in accord.
     
  3. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    If anyone has any hatching eggs or chicks for sale that are NPIP please let me know! I really love these birds! Thank you!

    Nate
     
  4. Binababy

    Binababy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone here?:)
     
  5. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous!!!!!
    I have blues but I am loving the chocolates!!!!

    Caroline
     
  6. Binababy

    Binababy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I agree they are!:) I am trying to find me some!:)
     
  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I have chocolate bantams available. True bantams about 3-4 lbs.
     
  8. MontanaDolphin

    MontanaDolphin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got my hands on one of these guys by pure accident! I went to a neighbor's farm to pick up a new roo...an EE...and saw five of these gorgeous birds walking around. I asked her "Oh my gosh those are GORGEOUS!!! What are they??" and she replied " Those are Chocololate Orpingtons...all cockerels...please take one home, I have too many!" So my mom came home with the EE, and I came home with the Chocolate Orpington!
    Oh, and her EE has Ameracauna for a mama, and a BIG Chocolate Orpington for a dad...not a bantam!

    My new guy:
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    My mom's new guy:
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  9. MontanaDolphin

    MontanaDolphin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, my Choc. Orp. bantam did not fit in well with my flock. The EE took top spot right away, and he and all the pullets relentlessly attacked my guy, whom I named Pipsqueak (due to his pathetic crow lol). So, he was removed from the fray, and I went and got him a girl. A female Chocolate Orpington bantam, a week younger than him!

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  10. bantams321

    bantams321 Out Of The Brooder

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    These are my two chocolate orps, Marbles and Mayble :) we are currently incubating 9 eggs has anyone hatched chocolate orpington eggs before? Any tips?
     

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