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Orpingtons splash, jubilee, laced eggs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Angela Urquhart, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. Angela Urquhart

    Angela Urquhart New Egg

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    Hi, I am wanting to learn where the best place is to get Orpington eggs from in different colours I'm interested in splash, jubilee and laced colour patterns and I'm in QLD
     
  2. ddepalma63

    ddepalma63 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi we purchased Buff chicks from McMurray Hatchery. They eat ALOT !! Nice eating eggs, every now and then they are quite possessive and noisy when collecting eggs...
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    This should help get you started - welcome to BYC.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x3 on Kelsie's advice good luck.
     
  7. Angela Urquhart

    Angela Urquhart New Egg

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    Thanks for all the welcomes!! The colours I'm after in the orpingtons are very rare in Australia I'm finding out. I'm starting to think Wyandottes are the go. They are a smaller large breed but have a number of nice colours like gold laced, blue buff laced, silver laced and so on.
     
  8. texgardengal

    texgardengal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! AM new to the site but wanted to pop in and say hello!!
     
  9. ddepalma63

    ddepalma63 Out Of The Brooder

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    If you have overhead predators inyour area, be selective. They usually don't like black here in Eastern US, cuz they taste like crows, therefore, they leave them alone. Whites and buffs are a different story. Easy to spot for a hawks eye.
     

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