Pics of my Buff Orps from today

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Buster, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    These are by far my best layers. Out of 5 hens I get 4-5 eggs per day even on days when the temps dip down into single digits. All are so nice and calm. These are actually my son's "yellow chickens".

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  2. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    very pretty girls. especially teh one hen with her eye to the camera, shes like "whatta you lookin at?"
     
  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks. The hens are just a little on the rough side because the rooster is a really active boy. He could cover 10 hens no problem. I just have 5 in with him now.

    That is a funny pic- she's eyeballing me. [​IMG]
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Beautiful orps Jared! [​IMG] I love how docile they are too. Thanks for sharing pics.
     
  5. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    [​IMG] Pretty, Jared!
     
  6. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks Jody. There's definitely a reason why they belong to my 4 year old. They are calm enough for him to help tend them without me being worried constantly. He's quite the little chicken farmer.
     
  7. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    FYI: I am going to be selling eggs from these Buff Orps later this week.
     
  8. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    [​IMG] [​IMG] I am so excited to get some of their babies!!!!! How many days are left?? All, I know is to many. [​IMG]
     
  9. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Thanks Steffpeck! I'm excited for you to get these too. The first hatch is on day 18 and the second hatch is on day 11. I'll candle the second set for you as soon as the first is done hatching.
     
  10. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    Jared they're gorgeous!! "yellow chickens" hee hee [​IMG]

    4-5 eggs thats a good rate - with my Red stars I'm still getting 5-6 eggs a day out of 6 birds, they never stopped laying all winter long. Now I dont know when they'll molt but I'm sure it'll be soon
    [​IMG] then no more eggs for me for a while.

    Hey - how long do they stay in molt for? [​IMG]
     

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