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Gold Laced Orpington Project

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by HallFamilyFarm, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. misdaisi

    misdaisi Out Of The Brooder

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    Do they have the sweet orpington temperament? Will you be selling these in the future?
     
  2. Jobele

    Jobele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What beautiful birds......keep up the good work!
     
  3. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    Thanks for a chance to hatch some of these eggs all made it great can't wait til they hatch.
     
  4. chickenlover237

    chickenlover237 Chillin' With My Peeps

    cooleo!
     
  5. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Ours have the Orpington temperment. Will be setting some more of these this weekend.
     
  6. deek

    deek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So much to learn! I'm hoping you'd have an answer since the thread was intended for discussing colors or patterns. If not, could someone refer me to a place from which to learn more? Or perhaps someone knows of a BYC member in the UK that I could PM? Thank you.

    I've browsed the UK sites for pictures and have come across, on more than one occasion, that some sites refer to them as Gold Laced Black and some as Gold Laced Chocolate. Is this a marketing strategy? Is there an online reference for the UK breed standard or is this color too new? I'm just trying to learn [​IMG] I was told my little guys are from two lines. I've noticed that some are darker than others. I've also noticed that some of their emerging feathers are lacing with a deeper hue on some with others more subtle. Could the difference in color be indicative of the two lines? Or will the colors just deepen with each molt?

    Thanking you in advance for taking the time to respond.
     
  7. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    The Gold Laced color standard is in the current Standard of Perfection. the only differences will be breed standards. Orpington requires a pinkish white foot pad.
     
  8. deek

    deek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
     
  9. darkfox907

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    oh my these birds are luvly!!
     
  10. BlackBrookPoultry

    BlackBrookPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 3 chicks hatch this week from Hall Family Poultry.
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    Last edited: May 31, 2012

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