This is one of the roosters that I acquired when a lady a few towns over was selling her entire flock. The Dominique lavender orpington hen your best cross. I would go with which one has the best temperament, both towards you and the hens. Pullets will not have the dots on their heads. Your username or email address:
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From what I can see, that's the bird I would keep, but I'm a sucker for barred roosters. This decline in production was due to breeders selecting for looks over utility. Feb 9, Post 7 of Your roo is beautiful!
The Dominique is your best cross. Your username or email address: Feb 9, Post 1 of His conformation isn't even close to the breed standard. What makes him special or he's just another testosterone filled teenager that needs to go??? Lavender Orpington and cross breeding?? The Field Guide to Chickens. The seller gave me this big spill about his lineage and his fancy tail feathers being a recessive gene and very desirable
Lavender orpington hen in Hudson, we're practically neighbors!! And try not to laugh too hard! Your roo is beautiful! Yes, my password is: Views Read Edit View history. Feb 9, Post 7 of I agree his coloring is nice, but as far as Orpington body shape, he's really not close to show quality. Pullets will not have the dots on their heads. Run really, really fast. Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds.
Someone else can desire them! The Field Guide to Chickens.
What will I get if I cross a Lavender Orpington roo and a Buff Orpington hen?
The Orpington Club UK. There are two similar but different standards for Orpingtons. The thing with keeping a lavender bird for a breeding rooster in a mixed flock is, that pretty lavender is recessive.
My Pair of Lavender Orpington Chickens + Buff
Run really, really fast. Search Forums Recent Posts. Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds.