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Cynthia, Pics of the girls. Blue Orpington/Buff Brahma cross

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by herechickchick, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Here they are. Man they did not want thier pictures taken today. I had to chase them all over the place.

    Here is one with a few feathers on the leg. I had not noticed them until I picked her up today if that gives you any idea of how small they are. She also has some very faint buff lacing around a lot of her breast feathers but it does not show in the photo.

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    Here is another pic of the same girl.

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    And the Blue Volley ball, she is almost totally round. Very cute.

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    Like I said they were in a mood today so I could not get close up. Normally they are pretty sweet. They stay at my feet and follow me everywhere when I am in the yard but they generally do not love to be held. I think they will be huge once they are fully grown. Jan 4th they will be 12 weeks old.
     
  2. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    Thanks for sharing the pics !!! They do look like they are gonna be BIG !!!

    I can't wait to see them full grown in all their glory!!!

    Julie =0)
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thanks, Adam! Them's gonna be some large women, LOL! Blue Volleyball is right! Wow, very nice. Very dark, too. I have two of Caroline's eggs due to go in the hatcher on Monday so it shows me what to expect. Actually, I'm hoping they do have feathers on the legs so Ill be able to tell the pures from the crosses, but they actually do have a slightly different look to them than pure Blue Orps. Don't you hate it when they just refuse to pose?! Here's the best pic I have of Velvet at 12 weeks. To me she looks somewhat different than the crosses, but I can't put my finger on it and I'm not talking about their pea combs, either.
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  4. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    It's hard to tell from the pics but the crosses look bulkier, maybe more squat in height and that makes them look bulkier. Although it could be the way they are standing. Wouldn't it be nice if you could get them to co-operate...lol.

    The second cross carries it's backend/tail like my brahmas do.

    Julie =0)
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    In that second picture, she definitely looks like she's carrying it the way her mother does. Maybe that's it-the tail seems more Brahma-like than Orp-like.
     
  6. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    They are gorgeous!
     

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