Pictures of my Orpingtons

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KKluckers, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Thought I would share some of my Orps. they range from 3-1/2 months to 2 1/2 months.
    Catalpa Boy # 1
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    Catalpa boy #2
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    Catalpa Girls:
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    One of Julies girls (bamachickens)
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    My Splash roo and blue hen
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    I cant believe how big these chickens are getting. I do have one more blue roo but forgot to get his picture.
     
  2. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow, those are beauties!!! I have a few blue and black Orps that are about the same age and they look just like that!!! Are yours pretty friendly?
     
  3. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Super friendly. The roosters are big oafs. I love this breed for their disposition.
     
  4. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Me, too!!! They are the sweetest things and I just love their huge fluffy butts!!! Wish we could get some of the gorgeous English lines over here!!
     
  5. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Thanks for sharing. It is really hard to tell on the Cockeral how they are shaping up till they reach at least 12 months. The hens look better after 18 months too
     
  6. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    I agree you do have to be patient with this breed to mature. Totally worth the wait IMO.
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  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Good looking uns! Give them time and they will develop beautifully!
     
  8. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would LOVE more orpingtons! I have 3 Buff hens that are just SO sweet! Where did you guys get yours? Besides, obviously, Bama?
     
  9. KKluckers

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    Sep 4, 2007
    Quote:I got my eggs from the famous Speckled hen, Bamachicken, and Jim Cox of WV (eggbid). When I hatched these I got Jims and the pullet I hatched from Speckledhens mixed up. So one of the two hens is Speckled's not sure which one. [​IMG]
     
  10. Miss Sue

    Miss Sue Out Of The Brooder

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    Aren't they pretty! Your blue hen looks darker than mine; I just posted some pics in the "difference between blue & lavender" thread. It's interesting to see these differences.

    Susan
     

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