This Chocolate Orpington is suppose to be a bantam but this is no small bird, the roosters are weighing in at 5 pounds and hens are 2 1/2 to 3 pounds. Kids have tried showing this bird as a bantam and are told by judges that it is not a bantam. The Chocolate Orpingtion is an import from Europe and still rather rare in the US. The Chocolate Orpington is a calm bird, the roosters are very sweet, clowny acting birds, so cute. The hens feathering drapes down around their little brown feet, they look as though they float when walking. The Chocolate Orpington is a very friendly bird that make good pets and work well as backyard chickens. The coloring of this breed is a Hershey's chocolate brown, their beak and feet are also brown. You have to see it with your own eyes to really appreciate it, pictures can't capture it's beauty. They lay a medium to small size egg.
Klye McEwen of Noth Pole, AK and his Chocolate Oprington rooster from Chicken Scratch Poultry 2014.
Brody McEwen's Chocolate Oprington Rooster, winner of the Poultry royalty award in Fairbanks Alaska 2015
Chocolate Rooster & Hen
Box of Chocolates
Chocolate Orpington Chicks $15
Hatching eggs $7.00 each
Started pullets $45 each
Minimum of 16 baby
chicks please, you can mix
your order with other
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