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Rural Gardening: My 3 Lavendar Orpingtons

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(Nadine) Devers, TX
(Zone 9b)

December 1, 2012
5:25 AM

Post #9346758

I got these from my cousin who raises them..too busy eating to pose for are lined up in a row like in middle of the pic..

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Biggs, KY
(Zone 6a)

December 2, 2012
5:45 AM

Post #9347421

They are pretty. If I get orps I want that color. Do they lay well?
(Nadine) Devers, TX
(Zone 9b)

January 1, 2013
7:05 PM

Post #9372755

Mine are between 5-6 mons old right now. All my Orps lay well even during my winters here.
Biggs, KY
(Zone 6a)

January 2, 2013
3:13 PM

Post #9373425

I have about decided on welsummers and Easter eggers. I'd like to eventually breed for olive eggers. But I may get a few orpingtons for winter eggs. And I sure prefer the lavender.
Richmond, TX

January 2, 2013
6:53 PM

Post #9373658

Aren't the lavenders still pretty rare?
(Nadine) Devers, TX
(Zone 9b)

January 5, 2013
1:59 PM

Post #9376353

Yes depending on the breeders. My cousin is picky who she sells to..I will get more babies this spring !!! Yea!!

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