Pics of my Blue and Splash Orps

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by texaschickmama, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    I went out this morning after our wonderful ice storm and got some pics of the Blue Boy and Big Mama, splash orp hen. The other buff orps you see in their pen are the ones I hatched out on Halloween. They are now going on 11 wks.

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    I can't wait to hatch out some of those blue or splash babes.
     
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2009
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Awesome! They're terrific birds, aren't they?
     
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Thanks, yes they are awesome birds. Those are not very good, but it's too cold outside to retake them.
     
  4. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Orps RULE!!!!

    Suede's daughter:
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    Pic is 9 months old. She is bigger now.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    PC, she is a tank of a girl! See, case in point....if I send out eggs that contain splash chicks, they are pullets. If I hatch them here, they are cockerels. I'm glad you have her-she's a beauty!
     
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:Her and Blue, Suede's son, went to PerfectlyPolish's house for a while
    but now they are both back here. You have an amazing line of chickens
    there. These two are amazing. The roo is as big as a 5 month old
    white turkey. He crows low like a werewolf and is super friendly. He looks
    at me wierd when I pick him up and hug him but he never resists. [​IMG]
     
  7. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    Quote:Ok, those big feet must come from Suede, both my girls have huge feet.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Quote:Her and Blue, Suede's son, went to PerfectlyPolish's house for a while
    but now they are both back here. You have an amazing line of chickens
    there. These two are amazing. The roo is as big as a 5 month old
    white turkey. He crows low like a werewolf and is super friendly. He looks
    at me wierd when I pick him up and hug him but he never resists. [​IMG]

    LOL, like father, like son! Suede's crow is my favorite of all my boys and he does the same thing when I pick him up. Have to bend at the knees not to throw my back out. BIG BOY.

    Hey tx, how is your boy's temperament?
     
  9. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    He is pretty laid back. My buff roo and him were fighting through the fence the other day. That's normal he was protecting his girls. He is always so polite with the others, shows them their treats, picks it up in his mouth and drops it for them. He did not like me bending down like that with the camera. His poor comb is healing from Ceasar and him fighting through the fence.
     
  10. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the hen is gorgeous and your son is a cutie too.
     

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