Color and Sex of my orpington babies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chikinwing, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. chikinwing

    chikinwing Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 30, 2009
    What color are the blue colored orpington's? Are they blue and lavender or just blue? I know the buff's and the black. Also what sex are the blues?
    I hatched them all from hatching eggs, and they are around 11 or 12 weeks old.
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2011
  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2011
    From what I understand, Lavender birds will be a very even color on all parts of their bodies. Blues will have darker parts (like the head and saddle), and splashes will appear mottled.

    It's hard to tell from your pics because we can't see their whole bodies. My wild guess without seeing their full bodies is a blue and a lavender.

    They're both looking a tad rooish
  3. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2010
    Missouri Ozarks
    I see...

    1 buff rooster
    2 buff pullets
    1 black pullet
    1 (dark) blue pullet
    2 blue roosters

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