Black Orpington

R180 for a one month old chick

R80 for 1 day old chick

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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.

 

Origins/History:

Class: English

Type: Large Fowl

Size: Heavy (7-8 lbs)

Rarity: Common

Purpose: Dual

Recognized Varieties: Buff, Black, Blue, White–Splash and

 

Egg Facts:

 

Egg Laying: Good (3/wk)

Egg Color: Brown

Egg Size: Large

 

Fancy Features:

 

Comb Type: Single Comb

Crested: No

Feathered Legs: No

Number of Toes: 4

 

Suitability to Backyard Life

 

Hardy In Winter: Yes

Bears Confinement: Bears confinement well

Especially Docile: Yes

Setter/Broody: Yes

Personality: Calm and patient

 

PRICES

 

Fertile eggs when available R18

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