My Orpingtons - Blue, Black, & Splash

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  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Here are some pics that I took of my Orps. this morning. They are all pullets and are now 12 wks. old. I think they are so sweet and so pretty! It has been so fun to have a chicken walk up to me and be able to bend down to pet them. All of my others have always just done their best to get out of arms length when I do that. Not these! They are super friendly! [​IMG]

    These first two pics are of Miracle, my splash girl.
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    This is Raven, my black pullet. I had no idea that the black Orps. had a green iridescent shine to their feathers! She's gorgeous and I'm so glad I kept her. She's a sweetheart! [​IMG]
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    The next pics are of my blue girls, Velma and Daphney. Yes, they were named after the characters on Scooby Doo thanks to my little DD. [​IMG]
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  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
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  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG]m Very nice!
     
  4. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    AWE!!! They look so happy....and....HEALTHY!!! [​IMG]

    Thanks for sharing!
     
  5. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    I so have orp envy. Where did you get them?
     
  6. punkin

    punkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful girls you have there!!
     
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:I hatched these babies! I got my eggs from jimmy47. They are turning out to be just lovely, I think! I also have some buff babies that I hatched from Jody, hinkjc. I need to get pics of them and add them.

    Thank you all! [​IMG]
     
  8. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    Nice babies there, I am not surprised because I have 4 of Jimmy47's babies that I hatched 1 black roo, 2 black hens, 1 blue roo. I am so happy with the size of these babies they are huge LOL. Congrats again.
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Looks like the last photo (Daphne?) is only to have gorgous lacing.

    Very nice group of orps, Stacey. I hope you enjoy them for a very long time!

    Psst - Want some more? Call me [​IMG]
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    They are awesome, Stacey! One day, one day, maybe I'll have my splash Orp pullet. For now, I'll be happy with my splash Ameraucana.
     

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