Pics of Lester & Lucas for lavender orp project

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hinkjc, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Ok, I have been busy snapping pics here and there, so thought I'd share some updates.

    Lester on his evening out with the ladies..

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    Crowing..
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    DH holding Lester today..

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    Lucas with lots of others..

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    And more Lester babies brooding with some white araucana..

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    Jody
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Gorgeous, Jody! Sorry, Charlie, I was talking about the roosters, LOL.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are very nice looking, Jody. I wish you the best success with this line.
     
  4. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    Does Lester know how handsome he is? [​IMG]
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thanks ladies. As you can see I have several breeds growing out in that grow out house. My blue araucana project is coming along nicely as well. My white expansion is looking great. And the lavender orp project is moving right along. We are up to 21 offspring from Lester. Looks to be about half roos at this time, but I am not discouraged and hoping to get a nice little selection of ladies to take them through winter.

    Jody
     
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  6. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Can't believe Lester is so grown up now. He is very beautiful. I really like Lucas's type. The chicks look really good. Great project you have going there Jody.
    BTW I kept one cockeral and one pullet out of the buffs I hatched. Will take some pics for you maybe tomorrow. The pullet is really pretty. I may show her in Oct. The cockeral is still filling out and His color is great waiting to see how is type finishes out. These are silkies.
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Oh what handsome devils they both are!!....Lester has the nicest saddle feathers!!!...
     
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  9. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats to you and Charlie on your hard work and project. Lester is one fine looking speciman. Uh, Charlie could use a haircut though. LOL

    I hope the pups are doing just as well also. That is one fine litter of pups.

    My buff orps from you are feathering out and looking real good. And unless I miss my guess, they all just happen to be pullets. You sent me a whole batch of pullet eggs this time. Now I got to go hunt up a roo. Ain't that something?
     
  10. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Julie, I know..I can't believe how big he is. He is quite the naughty boy though. I am hoping and praying the babies are like their mamas. Can't wait to see the silkies. I kept a quad to grow out, sold off a pair and held on to two wonderful pullets. I have to get some pics of the silkies.

    Sandy, thanks..I love his saddle too. [​IMG] His tail feathers are damaged, but you know what that means. He's doing his job! [​IMG]

    Sara - Thanks & I know what you mean. Lucas is much bigger than most of his brood mates. He is a bit older as well, but he is perfectly nice to them and enjoys their company. I have been handling him and hope he turns out nice. So far, he's making me proud. Can't wait to see him grown up.

    Jody
     

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