Dun/Chocolate Orpington Babies????? Post your pics here!!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jobele, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. Jobele

    Jobele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Back at the end of October I placed some eggs on BYC that were from my Dun/Chocolate Project. The parents are Dun/Chocolate colors coming from different lines. I wanted to see what they would produce if bred together. So this is where I would like to start the discussion on the chicks that are produced by this breeding. I know that several people purchased the eggs and I would love to see what everybody produced.

    SO POST YOUR PICS HERE AND LET'S DISCUSS WHAT IS BEING PRODUCED BY THIS BREEDING!

    Here are the pics of some of the babies that I got from the Dun Chocolate eggs that I have hatched so far. I have a few in the incubator right now, so I'll post those when they hatch out!


    These are looking more black(but could be dark dun as well) in the beginning:

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    I can actually see the beautiful dun in this chick:

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    I'm watching these with some interest:

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    The Rooster of these breedings was smut black for about 5 months......then he started turning the Chocolate color that he is now:

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    The hens were also almost black when they were young as well.....then they turned to what they are now:

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    So if everybody would post pics of the chicks that have been hatched out of this breeding.....I would really appreciate it. They were listed as Project....so I would really be interested to see what is produced. I would literally be estatic if somebody produced a khacki with this breeding!
     
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  2. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow these are gorgeous! I want some!! [​IMG] I loove me some orpingtons! [​IMG]
     
  3. Desirai

    Desirai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love orpingtons but don't have any, so I'm here for the pictures!

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  4. Jobele

    Jobele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Thanks Scarlett456! I love my Orpingtons! They are such sweet birds! They produce eggs like crazy too!
     
  5. Jobele

    Jobele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's a good idea to scope out all the different breeds and decide what you like first and then in spring get what you want then! [​IMG]
     
  6. billiejo21

    billiejo21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatching out some from the splash/lavender pen today....one out, one pipped...waiting on 7 others *tapping toes*...can't wait to see pics of these babies as they grow!! Seems like I've been waiting forever for my little ones to hatch!! :)Hopefully I'll add some of these chocolates to my bator as well!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. CarolJ

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    Here are my two that hatched earlier this week. Sweet!

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  8. Jobele

    Jobele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OMG! Is the one on the left (darkest) a roo? Cause it looks a lot like his daddy when he was a baby chick! Gorgeous babies!
     
  9. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    Quote:I think they're gorgeous babies, too! I don't know how to tell a roo from a hen at this age. I want to learn how to vent sex baby chicks. I hate not knowing whether they're male or female! [​IMG] Since there are only two of them, I'm hoping I have at least one hen.
     
  10. billiejo21

    billiejo21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:So cute!!! I'll post pics later...I ended up with three little ones...they are adorable!
     

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