What color orpington is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dracoe19, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. dracoe19

    dracoe19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I hatched some orpingtons last spring. I got all girls and I can't figure out if this girl is a rich lavender color or a blue orpington. I am torn because I hatched 2 blacks, a blue and this girl who I thought is lavender. She didn't look like the blue girl. The blue girl was a dark rick color while she was a lighter color which to me looks lavender. They were obviously to different colors in my eyes but compared to the lavenders I see online she has a very dark neck and over all color. Even compared to my blue cochins she is a different color and matches my self blue lavender silkie more. I may just be second guessing myself but I am pretty confident she is a lavender.
    I have her pictured (first 2 pictures) and one of my blue cochin girls (bottom) to compare color to. I would show a picture of the blue orpington hen but sadly she was eaten by a fox before I could get pictures of her. Please tell me what you think!
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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    all 3 pics show blue chickens...the rooster in my avatar is a lavender

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    blue

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  3. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    srry IDK but id love to know as well!
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    shes blue, blue comes in many shades of darkness
     
  5. Habibs Hens

    Habibs Hens Cream Legbar Keeper

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    I would have to agree that looks like a Blue Orpington

    And some fine birds too

    :)
     
  6. dracoe19

    dracoe19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all for the help! :)
     

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