Silver Laced English Orpington Chicken

Hatching on February 3, 2021

Order now for estimated delivery by February 6, 2021.

As low as: $8.95

Silver Laced English Orpington Chicken – Sold as Baby Chicks Only 
       Minimums – Not Sexed = 3 
                          Female = 3
                          Male = 1    
                                Total of 3 birds to ship       

Shipped Early March thru Early August.

Limit of 15

Description

Cackle Hatchery® is pleased to offer rare Silver Laced English Orpington. The first English Orpington were created by William Cook in the 1800s. The two original color varieties were all black and all white. The black-and-white silver laced variety is a recent development, created by British Master Breeder and poultry judge Bob Follows.

Defining characteristics of the English Orpington include a deep, broad body with a short back, small head with a medium-size single comb.  They also have a low stance, and fluffy feathers that give the breed its large, round appearance. The fluffed-out plumage also makes them especially cold hardy. They are incredibly docile and are excellent around children. The hens can be expected to lay up to 180 eggs per year and do sometimes go broody.

Cackle Hatchery® has been breeding Silver Laced English Orpington since 2017. Our bloodlines are 100% English, with the round body type characteristic of English Orpington. Even though they are not yet recognized by the American Poultry Association, the Silver Laced English Orpington would make a unique addition to your backyard flock.

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Breed Facts

•           Poultry Show Class: Miscellaneous Class

•         Weights: Hen — 9-12 lbs      Rooster — 13-15 lbs

•         Purpose and Type:  Exhibition

•         Egg Shell Color: Brownish to Cream

•         Egg Production: Fair (90-120 year)

•         Egg Size: Medium

•         Temperament: Docile

•         Fertility Percentage: 65-80%

•         Broody: May set

•         Mating Ratio: 4 Females to 1 Male

•         Roost Height: 2 to 4 feet

•         Country of Origin: England

•         APA: Not recognized by American Standard of Perfection

•           BREEDER FARM SOURCE: Cackle Hatchery® Poultry Breeding Farm has been developing our strain of pure Silver Laced English Orpingtons since 2017.

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