Lemon Blue Orpingtons?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by namastemama, May 26, 2011.

  1. namastemama

    namastemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    dose anyone have chicks for sale?
     
  2. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    Quote:I dont believe they exist, and am almost positive there arent any in the US.
     
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    If they claim they have Lemon Blue Orps then they probably just crossed a Blue and Buff together to say that they have Lemon Blue Orps.

    I wouldnt waste my time on finding actual Lemon Blue Orps since the Lemon blue color is still rare and is still a project.
     
  4. namastemama

    namastemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Thanks for educating me on that. I suppose I should just get some buff and blue orpingtons?
     
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  5. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:Yes, but if you are aiming at makeing the actual Lemon Blue color it will take a bunch of generations. I would go and post a thread on the "Breeds, Genetics, & Showing" topic and ask about the Lemon Blue color. Experienced breeders will tell you more! [​IMG]
     
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  6. corancher

    corancher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been working on Lemon Blue Orpingtons for a few years. They do not breed true at this time. I have hatched dozens of eggs and not many Lemon Blue chicks. I have gotten some other very interesting colors that I didn't expect.

    Here's one of the roosters

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