White Orpingtons...chick color?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bragabit, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. bragabit

    bragabit Songster

    Mar 26, 2009
    Southern Utah
    What color should a white Orpington chick be? I have one that has hatched adn a couple others starting to hatch. The first one is a creamy color with a grey fuzzy wing?? Will that change to white? I'll post a pic later after its had some time to warm up under mommy hen.
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    Recessive white birds usually don't hatch out a yellow color.

    The good ones usually are gray or a champagne color and the feathers come in white.
  3. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Songster

    bragabit, Heres a pic of one of our hatches, black/carrying the mottled gen and white orp chicks in this hatch.. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] when these white orp chicks grow up, they will be pure white like snow and they look fantastic cruising around your yard on green grass..

    Last edited: Aug 26, 2010

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