Orpington Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by colowyo0809, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. colowyo0809

    colowyo0809 Songster

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    Quote:My goodness those are some very nice birds, and alot of pics on your page! [​IMG]
     
  2. colowyo0809

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    Quote:Cute! We got eight of our birds from Murdocs in Longmont as well, including Ophie [​IMG]
     
  3. lildinkem

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    Quote:My goodness those are some very nice birds, and alot of pics on your page! [​IMG]

    Thanks, there's alot of folks who have them here on BYC, and there is room for one more Orp thread and those who want to learn from others misbreedings.
     
  4. bantyhen'sfriend

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    Here's my favorite buff orp rooster, Foghorn. He is very gentle and quite the ladies' man [​IMG] . Not to mention handsome [​IMG] .

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  5. justuschickens59

    justuschickens59 VA Royal Blues

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    There are never too many Orpington threads !! I'll show off my blues and blacks on any thread I can [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Here are a few pictures of my Blue and Black Orpingtons. Sorry there are so many, I get carried away [​IMG]

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  6. lildinkem

    lildinkem Songster

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    Quote:Your birds look awesome and make any thread a pleasure to go and look thru.
     
  7. colowyo0809

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    So, here's a potentially stupid question. And before I ask this, I realize as far as breeding goes we shouldn't do things just because its fun, but instead we should be breeding to improve the breed, but here ya go. How feasible is it to do a BLRO? I think a blue laced red orpington might be cool [​IMG] ever since I saw the BLRW I have just fallen in love with the BLR coloring. Just a thought, and I know, not a very good one. But still, what do ya'll think?

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  8. lildinkem

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    Quote:I am sure you will get alot of folks liking that idea. I am full up to my ears with potential project ideas. And had heard someone saying that was on their idea list. I wouldn't dare to think how to get started with that one.
     
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  9. lildinkem

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    Here is one of the more loved mixed breeds boys on BYC. I posted pics of him on the other Orp thread, and had such great reviews, it is time to show a BUS pic for this year. ONLY other BUS pics ever seen was when he was a pup at 7 months ole.
    Now the girls are REAL Orpintons who I was told are not worth using. Which means:
    LET THE BUS RUN THEM OVER!!!!

    Recently rummors has THE BUS being called JURASSIC ORP in some foreign country. Just rummors. Told to me by a trustworthy Orp fan and East coast friend. lolololol


    The BUS as seen today with his girls
    Nuttin too special about him. No one needs to get all worried. Just a growing boy.

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    Oh yeah, he is my very first hatched from my Akers girls and he is a special boy to me.
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  10. buffo1

    buffo1 In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] I just put my 9 girls to bed. I've loved all of your pictures. Two of my girls are broody no matter how I discourage them. The rest go running out of the house each morning, but those 2 just want to sit on the already laid eggs...

    This is my first batch of chickens in a while, and I knew that Orps were broody, but this is ridiculous- I think they'd almost starve and die of thirst before they'd leave the nest.

    I'm almost ready to get them a rooster and let them hatch a batch! If I could get ahold of one of your good looking Orp Roos, there'd be no question... but I'm pretty much on my own here.


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