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Jubilee Orpington (mille fleur) with barring!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Krys109uk, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

    I thought these pics might be of interest. This is not some weird new colour I'm trying to make, just an also happened, with the jubilee Orpingtons I've been making.
    This bird is both mille fleur & barred. The mother was a red barred Orpington carrying one mottling gene & the father was what I call a Jubilee wannabe Orpington (two mottling genes). I had quite a few of these barred mille fleur Orps this season, all male of course. Most have now been culled. This is the youngest; he was not amused at being grabbed for a photo call. It's not easy taking photos of squirming chicks single handed:p



  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Oooh that looks neat. Like a cave pattern almost.
  3. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    Wow!! That's really neat... Maybe you should work on that color?? [​IMG]
  4. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    You must breed more more [​IMG]
  5. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    where is your valley by a brook? can I drive to it for eggies from my valley by a sand pit?
  6. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

    LOL I think my valley is probably a very long way from your valley. I own a little valley with a little tributary of the Minnesota River.
  7. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

    Jun 11, 2009
    so yur in mn

  8. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    darn. [​IMG]
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    lildinkem Songster

    Feb 4, 2009
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  10. draye

    draye Crowing

    Nov 30, 2010
    Quote:Have you gotten any more like this one? Reason I ask is that I used a White Rock rooster over Red Sex Link hens and there was one that hatched our barred but as she began to develope she started getting in feathers that are similar to those in the picture. I think mine may have a little more gold look to them.

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