Pics of my Lavender project Orpingtons, now 22 and 18 wks. old

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gumpsgirl, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I thought I'd share some updated pics of my cockerel I'm going to keep for breeding and my two pullets I ended up with. They are growing out nicely!

    My cockerel is 22 wks. old and one pullet is 22 wks. old with the other one being 18 wks. old. I have my fingers crossed that I will be seeing an egg in the next several weeks from my oldest pullet! [​IMG]

    My cockerel
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    My 22 wk. old pullet
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    My 18 wk. old pullet
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    I'm very happy with the way the 18 wk. old pullet is turning out. Her coloring is right and her body shape looks good. Can't wait to start hatching out some more of these babies! [​IMG]
     
  2. Amyable

    Amyable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    very pretty birds [​IMG]
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Me neither! Thanks for posting. You got a great start there!
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Wonderful start.
     
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thank you all! [​IMG]

    I'm excited to have these chickens in my flock and even more excited that they are so close to egg laying age now! [​IMG]
     
  6. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice colors. I love to have one.
     
  7. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They're looking lovely Stacey! [​IMG] I hope you get eggies soon. [​IMG]
     
  8. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea that a good color you've got going
     
  9. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh, Stacey - they're beautiful! As I scrolled, I was thinking that I personally liked the 18 week old a bit better...then you stated you liked her really well, too! Great chicken minds think alike, eh?

    BEST of luck with them - I know you're worked really hard on your breeding! [​IMG]
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thank you! [​IMG]
     

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