Golden Laced Orpington Project - Updated pictures on page 5

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by corancher, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. corancher

    corancher Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2007
    For those that have been following this project for the last few years, I am posting some new pictures taken yesterday.

    This is a group picture of some of the birds in the project pen. Notice that the rooster in front still has spangling where as the rooster behind him has nice lacing coming in. These two roosters are 6-9 months old. Notice the hens a the various coloring.

    This is a close up of one of the hens feathering. It is very pretty but not what I am working toward.

    This is a picture of a pullet still in the grow out pen. She is almost prefect.

    This little roosters doesn't look like much now but I believe he will be a very nice laced bird when he grows into himself. He has some nice size for his age.

    This is another picture of the rooster in picture one. I attempted to get a picture of the lacing on the chest.

    In summary the project is coming along nicely, I am still getting a lot of birds with various coloration and lacing but I am very close. The skin color is white, the combs are getting the Orpington type, most birds have the nice size and roundness of Orpingtons. Enjoy.
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2011
  2. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    wow just what I needed another bird to drool over [​IMG]
  3. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2009
    Central Virginia
    Very nice! Looks like a fun project. You're definitely making progress!
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Nice! [​IMG]
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    How exciting! They are coming along nicely for sure. Thanks so much for sharing pics of their progress with us and keep up the great work.
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Very nice! I can't wait to see them as they continue to progress!
  7. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    Very exciting - how long have you been working on this project?
  8. corancher

    corancher Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2007
    I have been working on these for four years. I am in the sixth generation. I have some interesting off shoots from this project , my silver laced project and my lemon blue. I have one hen that is very much Wheaten looking and several that have birchen coloring. I will see if I can get some pictures of them posted.
  9. PriceFamilyFarms

    PriceFamilyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2010
    Henderson, NC
    very nice! The lemon blue sounds interesting also..any pics of those?
  10. corancher

    corancher Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2007
    Lemon Blue Rooster

    Last edited: Jun 2, 2010

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