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Lavender and Black Orpingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Heartlandrabbitry, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. Heartlandrabbitry

    Heartlandrabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have three 5 month old (give or take a few weeks) Orpingtons that we are hoping aren't roosters! Though they are looking like roosters to me [​IMG] If they all are roosters then this will be 5 roosters we have already picked up out of 5 new chickens we just got... [​IMG]

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  2. OtterCreekRanch

    OtterCreekRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They blacks are pretty roostery. The Lav looks like a pullet to me.
     
  3. MjChickens

    MjChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree [​IMG]
     
  4. cluckfan

    cluckfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am in the same boat but my Orpingtons are a bit younger. Your birds do look like roos becase of the longer feather on their backs. The hen like one looks younger to me as well. If you find out let me know. Thanks
     
  5. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blacks look like roos
    lavs look like pullets
    ( duccle roo lol )
     
  6. little blue

    little blue Chillin' with my Orps

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  7. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    Quote:x3 [​IMG]
     
  8. LN2008

    LN2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Total side note but... they're beautiful! [​IMG]
     
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  9. Heartlandrabbitry

    Heartlandrabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely not what I wanted to hear about my blacks but thanks so much everyone! [​IMG] Maybe I can talk my mom into keeping them, since I love them so much but I have 4 rooster already [​IMG]

    P.S - Yes the little d'Uccle rooster had to get in the picture [​IMG]
     
  10. Heartlandrabbitry

    Heartlandrabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I know! Aren't they? [​IMG] They are going to be gorgeous full grown!
     

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