Just Because We Love Pics-Blue Orps & Others Today

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by speckledhen, Sep 12, 2007.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Becca, 21 Wks, still waiting for her first egg:
    Amanda, Bec's sister, also keeping me waiting:
    I have three sisters I call the Poufy-Head Sisters-their sire was a standard Cochin/Silkie cross and their mothers were Barred Rocks. They are personality-plus! Here are two of them, Kate, then Tux:
    Here are Suede and the Suede-ettes today:
  2. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    nice bum [​IMG]
  3. jessied1227

    jessied1227 Songster

    Mar 31, 2007
    East Brady, PA

    Are you still taking names for your Blue Orp eggs for spring?

    Suede is gorgeous!!!

  4. erinm

    erinm Posting For A change

    Feb 24, 2007
    Central Massachusetts
    Oh my I want some blue orps! ErinM
  5. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Can't get over how big he is. :eek: He's beautiful and so are all of your girls.
  6. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    I have a lone blue orp cockerel that is gonna need some suedettes of his own...lol.

    Although I have a couple brahma pullets and am curious what your cross between those two are going to look like [​IMG]

    Love the pics!!!

  7. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Songster

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    I [​IMG] seeing pictures of Blue orpintons!
  8. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Songster

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    [​IMG] Beautiful Cyn, just Beautiful [​IMG]
  9. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    You sure have some beauties! Thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Thanks, all. Jessie, I do have a list of spring customers for Blue Orpington eggs. If you want to be on that, just email me your info, name, address, if you want only pures or crosses, etc. I only have the two pullets right now, so I can't gather too many during a one week period before mailing, unless someone also wants the Blue Orp/Brahma crosses. I'd love to see those. A young man on here (herechickchick) is beginning an incubation of those today, so hopefully, with this cooler weather during the transport of these eggs, he'll have a good hatch and we can all see what that combination will be. A genetics person told me I'd probably get blue birds with feathered legs, perhaps with gold or silver in the hackle area. Should be interesting. And I do plan to hatch some of my own, either in the spring or if I get a broody.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: