Orpingtons - what colour??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by spish, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    i have the belgian name for the colour but when translated i dont think its right...what do you call these colours in english please?
    i have a post going under the genetics thread about breeding these guys but think it would help if i had the proper colour names?


    thanks


    Janna - 'parelgrijs'
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    Saartje 'blauwgezoomde'
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    Goliath ' koekoek split parelgrijs'
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  2. DMSrabbit

    DMSrabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pardon my ignorance, but is that a "lavender" one (second or third pic)? I don't know a ton about Orpington's (other than buff), but that may be one of them.. I wish i knew more, they are striking birds [​IMG]
     
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  3. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

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    Oh I wish I could see. The pics are blocked by the work computer.....apperently photobucket is a drain on the CO's bottom line [​IMG]
     
  4. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    Quote:the 1st 3 pics are the same bird.....(taken in shade and in sunlight) on the genetics thread the other poster refered to her as lavender so think she is [​IMG] apparantly breeding her to my cuckoo roo (who carrys the lav gene) will not result in many lavender offspring which is a darn shame [​IMG]
     
  5. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    Quote:sorry you cant see them...... [​IMG]
     
  6. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

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    Quote:sorry you cant see them...... [​IMG]

    I'll check them out when I get to my personal computer. No blocks on that one.
     
  7. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first 3 pics are lavender cockoos, the 4th is a blue(in europe blues are called blue laced since most blue varieties have darker edges on the feathers) and the last is a cockoo split to lavender.
     
  8. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

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    Quote:Ah Ha! I can see them now...and what they said......although the last one I would have just said cuckoo but since I saw your other post.......
     
  9. FarmerBoy24

    FarmerBoy24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first one is Lavender, just a lighter lavender. The second one i'm guessing is a cuckoo cuckoo color.
     
  10. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I wish I could call them - MINE! My color there, and my color here and oh yeah - thats my color a bit father over there. [​IMG]



    Mine, mine, mine --- oops, sorry got a bit carried away. [​IMG]



    Beautiful - the color variations that you have on the other side of the pond. I am not a gushy lav fan - but the size of your lav girl - she just knocks my socks off. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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