Is this a blue orpington?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by R3Rugrats, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. R3Rugrats

    R3Rugrats Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    Just hatched some orpingtons. I was wondering if I have 2 blue ones? I'm not sure, but they are grey right now. Or do I have to wait until they get older?
    Thanks
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  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you post other photos of the chicks? Larger and in better light?

    Where did you get the eggs from?
     
  3. R3Rugrats

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    Sorry, I know its dark. I will post better pictures later today. I got the eggs from a lady who has black and gold orpingtons. I also want to post one of the mixed gold and black one, its very cute. She also hatched a grey one.
    Thanks
     
  4. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    It looks like a black in the front to me and a blue behind it.
     
  5. R3Rugrats

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    Ok here's 3 more pictures the first 2 are of the grey ones, and the last one is very cute, but he/she is also part of the orpingtons. The parents came from SandHill Preservation. Just wanting to know if the first two would be considered "blue" or will they change colors.
    Thanks
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  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    First two are blue. The 3rd one looks like black x buff.
     
  7. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    DOOD! YOU GOTS YOU SOME BLUES! [​IMG]
     
  8. msrma7670

    msrma7670 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would get more eggs then isolate the breed strain!!!


    MORE BLUE ORPS YA YA YA [​IMG]
     
  9. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Take some down, pass them around....
     
  10. R3Rugrats

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    Great... Thats what I wanted to know. I'm getting more eggs to hatch from her this week. Can't wait to see... [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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