Rare! Chocolate Orpington Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AxolotlLove, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I have a pretty little Chocolate Orpington duckling girl, named Holly. Her color of chocolate isn't around anymore and there are no pictures if these ducks around. Chocolate Orpingtons come from Buff ducks because Buff is an unstable color. Chocolate, Blue and Black used to be around but they have stopped producing them and only Buff or Blonde Orpingtons are hatched usually. Harmony came from pure bred Buffs, but she is a Chocolate. From what I have found on the few websites that have information on these ducks, it says
    Females: should have been brown body with white bib and dark brown or black penciling. Grey or black feet and bill
    Ducklings: brown body with grey bill and feet
    This is Holly, I will post an update if I get a few comments. :) I'm excited to see how Holly grows up!
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  2. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Holly also has the classic brown eyes of a Orpington, and no, she is not a Khaki Campbell.
     
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  3. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Go Habs Go Premium Member

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    She is very cute! :love
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  4. mzmolly65

    mzmolly65 Out Of The Brooder

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    Very adorable and I'm curious too, to see how she grows up.
     
  5. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute!!! I want one!!! Too bad they're so rare. [​IMG]
     
  6. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I can't wait to see what she looks like as she grows! Did the person you bought her from have any other Chocolates? If not I'm surprised he sold you such a rare variety.
     
  7. NathanZee

    NathanZee Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Posted as my brother accidently. [​IMG]
     
  8. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope the breeders had no other chocolates. I was super surprised as well!
     
  9. AxolotlLove

    AxolotlLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update:
    Hello from Harmony!
    Today was loooong! I had to be in the brooder for so long! I'm getting to big for it, momma says. MoonMoon is all bragging because she won a contest. I'm still a smaller than her. Momma says I'll grow big though. Phoebe has such spiky hair! My crest is so small compared to her. I'm excited because Saturday I will be 3 weeks old and we will move to the rabbit hutch. But only for awhile, because momma is bringing rabbits home soon. She says we make too much mess in the house. She changes our bedding everyday. It's not MY fault, it's MoonMoon! She makes such a mess... Well, I'm heading outside now! New adventures!
    We met Zoey yesterday...
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  10. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow I would not trust that cat around my ducks! Harmony is adorable!
     

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