Young Blue Orps

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BamaChicken, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Here are some of my young blue Orps. I am very hopeful for these. Some of the cockerels have nice wide backs and heads. very good lacing. I really like my one Splash cockerel. He is to busy cooling it after his morning feed to get up for a picture. I hatched these from a wonderful friend who has some great stock.
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  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Looking good Julie! How old are they?
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Beautiful birds [​IMG] I love the blues and splashes. I have one of each and I can't wait till grow up [​IMG] My blue boy just started crowing.
     
  4. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Nice Julie! That first one looks like it has a big broad head!
     
  5. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Thank you. They are 8 wks old. Growing well. I think maybe a little cockerel heavy but I will keep everyone to see how they turn out.
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Lovely!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck
     
  8. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful birds!
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You have some very nice orp pens, Julie. Good luck with them all.
     
  10. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Thank you MP. I am pretty excited tonite cause my neighbor called and has some black orp eggs from my flock last Springs hatches. these girls turned out to be exhibition size like their mother hen that passed from being eggbound. I gave him Willie's brother Slick to put in with black orp girls so I am excited to see what I get.
    Always pays to give eggs to your friends.
     

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