Update on Blue Orp Charlie Boy now 8 months old

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BamaChicken, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    He is such a great personality. I am waiting with bated breath for a fertile egg. He is finally crowing and he is breeding but I may have to trim vent feathers. Not getting fertile eggs yet.


    I can't resist fluffy butts.

  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    VERY nice Julie! I love the lacing on him! He's a big boy. [​IMG]
  3. krcote

    krcote Songster

    May 21, 2008
    Concord, NH
    That sure would make it breezy back there!
  4. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    he's so purty..... !!! [​IMG]
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Wonderful boy, Julie! You know, way back when Suede first started breeding Skye and Velvet, I had to trim fluff to get any fertile eggs. I haven't had to do it with Dusty and Smoky, but I dont know why. Maybe Suede's technique is perfected so that the fluff doesn't get in his way anymore, LOL.

  6. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    Thank you. These are not the best pics as my battery was going dead and i missed a few good shots. I will have to do better cause these pics don't do him justice. I think he will be quite the looker by one year old.
  7. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    He is one handsome boy!!
  8. farmerlor

    farmerlor Songster

    Ooooooohhhhh, Purty, purty blues!!! Oh golly, now I've got to have Blue Orps too.....(sigh)
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    I think he's handsome! I love the look of his big red face. [​IMG]

  10. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    Just wondering on trimming vent feathers. Do you trim the guys or the girls?

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