Splash Orpington chick color question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by EmptyNest, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. EmptyNest

    EmptyNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do splash orpington chicks always start out all cream/yellow colored like this

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    or can they look like this or is this a blue?

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    Thanks for the help!!!
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    All of my splash look like photo #1. I have been lucky and gotten at least one from every hatch!

    All of my blues look like photo #2.

    Congrats on getting both!
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Aww so cute! I am just in the process of looking for a few splash orps so I can't help you on the chicks color but they sure are adorable!
     
  4. corancher

    corancher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a splash and blue to me also.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yup, all my splashes are cream/silvery colored.
     
  6. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

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    All splashes look like the first one. Cute babies [​IMG]
     
  7. EmptyNest

    EmptyNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great!!!! Thanks for the help [​IMG]
     

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