Orpington
Orpingtons are big, friendly dual-purpose birds originally developed in the UK, and for many small farms Orpingtons are the only way to go! They're friendly and cold-hardy due to their fluffy plumage. The Buff Orpington is the most popular and all varieties, especially the black and blue, are rare.

Buff Orpington

Buff Orpington

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$2.45
Hatching Eggs - Buff Orpington

Hatching Eggs - Buff Orpington

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$9.95
Assorted Brown Egg Layers - Standard

Assorted Brown Egg Layers - Standard

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$3.00

Buff Orpington Hen
Class: English
Type: Large Fowl & Bantam
Size: Heavy (7-8 lbs)
Rarity: Common
Purpose: Dual
Recognized Varieties: Buff, Black, Blue, White--Splash and Lavender (not recognized yet)


Egg Laying: Good (3/wk)
Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: Large


Comb Type: Single Comb
Crested: No
Feathered Legs: No
Number of Toes: 4


Hardy In Winter: Yes
Bears Confinement: Bears confinement well
Especially Docile: Yes
Setter/Broody: Yes
Personality: Calm and patient