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Orpie Chicks from yesterdays hatch, Cynthia

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BamaChicken, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    I have three splash. Now I don't know if they are pullets yet. Here is a very nice blue big ole chick
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    10 Orps in all. I will have to take some pics of the Mottled/blacks
     
  2. Fancy Feather Poultry

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    How cute from behind in the first pic he sorta looked like a
    silkie.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I love the dark fluffy one! What sweet lil babies.
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    AWWWWW really CUTE! Now, dont tempt me LOL! [​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Now, Miss Julie, how on earth did you get three splashes? They are gorgeous chicks, nice and plump. I'll be hatching some for KingsCalls in April from my birds. Watch him get a splash pullet out of that batch! MY splash pullet, LOL [​IMG]
     
  6. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG! How beautiful they are. You have got to be the envy of all of us orp fanatics. Is SpeckledHen's Suede the daddy?
     
  7. BamaChicken

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    No Yogi, My Blue Boy is Suedes Daddy.
    Cyn, I am going to have to take you a pic of my Splash pullet. She is so beautiful and growing like crazy. I think I have broke the cycle of hatching all splash roos for myself. Having a Splash over splash is probably increasing the chances. I will continue to use the big Splash Roo till I have some younger Blue and Black Roos up to see what they are going to look like. I will definitely be putting a Black over some blacks. My Blacks that I hatched from another breeders eggs in Feb are nearly two months old now and they are huge. I have at least three cockerals. I will probably keep two of the most typey.
     
  8. tberggren

    tberggren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awwwww! So very cute! I love all the pics of the babies, especially the Orps. Now I know what a splash baby looks like. (I have a dozen Blue Orp eggs coming next week)
    That blue chick has a huge front end, is that common with the breed?
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Julie, you really should do the black over black. I have one black cockerel from Suede who is 11 weeks old and drop-dead gorgeous! KingsCalls claimed him and will pick him up when he picks up his chicks at the end of April. That boy has huge legs. You can tell he'll be very large when he matures. If Jeff hadn't said he wanted that boy, I may have found a way to keep him!
    Can't wait to see the splash pullet pics!
     
  10. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    You want them to wide. Not all look just like that though.
     

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