Lavender Orphingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickiezar, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. chickiezar

    chickiezar Chirping

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    Just Wondering if I may have gotten lucky with my surprise special. I know what 8 are not the other 7. Really wondering aboutthe lil gray ones. [​IMG]

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    Where did you order them from? They could be lavender orpingtons from the looks of them, although I cannot make out what kind of comb they have. Also, just to let you know, it's orpington, not orphington :) They're named after the town they originated in, which is Orpington, Kent.
     
  3. chickiezar

    chickiezar Chirping

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    I figured I spelled it wrong. I have 8 Buffs shame on me.[​IMG]
     
  4. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

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    Yes they look definitely like lavendar orpingtons. :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    How old are they?
     
  6. chickiezar

    chickiezar Chirping

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    That's the bigger of the 2. Pics just now.
     
  7. PeacockJoJo

    PeacockJoJo In the Brooder

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    They certainly look like lavenders. If any develop darker blue rims to the feathers, then those are blue orpingtons however. Lavender is sometimes also called 'self blue' because it is similar to blue (typically lighter) and a solid shade. From the pics they look like lavs but keep watching the feathers that come in.
     

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