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Lavender Orpington

$8.00$12.00

Lavender Orpington chickens are the ultimate heritage, dual-purpose breed for eggs and meat.  They have full, fluffy plumage which makes them a good choice for cold temperatures.  Lavender Orpingtons are large, calm, and friendly birds that are great with children.  They are a good producer of medium to large, light brown eggs.  They have single red combs and wattles, which are set off beautifully against the lavender feathering.  Lavender Orpingtons are a shimmering, grayish, silver color with a definite purple tone.  Lavender hens will go broody and hatch and raise their own chicks.  The Lavender Orpington will breed true, meaning that all offspring will be Lavender.  Lavender Orpingtons are categorized as designer chickens and are fabulous for poultry connoisseurs and collectors as well as for flock owners who want a beautiful, extremely rare breed.

Approx. 150+ Brown Eggs/Year | Mature WT: Male 10#, Female 8#

Available February – August

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

Minimums – Not Sexed = 3
Female = 3
Male = 1
Total of 3 birds to ship

Limit 15 of this breed per order
Qty Female St Run Male
3+ $12.00 $9.00 $8.00
6+ $12.00 $9.00 $8.00
10+ $12.00 $9.00 $8.00
15 $12.00 $9.00 $8.00

There is a small order fee ($25.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry.

Description

Lavender Orpington chickens are the ultimate heritage, dual-purpose breed for eggs and meat.  They have full, fluffy plumage which makes them a good choice for cold temperatures.  Lavender Orpingtons are large, calm, and friendly birds that are great with children.  They are a good producer of medium to large, light brown eggs.  They have single red combs and wattles, which are set off beautifully against the lavender feathering.  Lavender Orpingtons are a shimmering, grayish, silver color with a definite purple tone.  Lavender hens will go broody and hatch and raise their own chicks.  The Lavender Orpington will breed true, meaning that all offspring will be Lavender.  Lavender Orpingtons are categorized as designer chickens and are fabulous for poultry connoisseurs and collectors as well as for flock owners who want a beautiful, extremely rare breed.

Approx. 150+ Brown Eggs/Year | Mature WT: Male 10#, Female 8#

  • Poultry Show Class: English Class
  • Weights: Hen:  8 lbs.       Rooster:  10 lbs.
  • Purpose: Dual; Eggs & Meat; Exhibition
  • Color of Egg Shell: Brown
  • Egg Production: 150+ eggs per year
  • Egg Size: Medium
  • Temperament: Docile
  • Broody: Setter
  • Country of Origin: England
  • APA: No
  • ALBC: Recovering Status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed
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Additional information

Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

February 6, 2023, February 13, 2023, February 20, 2023, February 27, 2023, March 6, 2023, March 13, 2023, March 20, 2023, March 27, 2023, April 3, 2023, April 10, 2023, April 17, 2023, April 24, 2023, May 1, 2023, May 8, 2023, May 15, 2023, May 22, 2023, May 29, 2023, June 5, 2023, June 12, 2023, June 19, 2023, June 26, 2023, July 3, 2023, July 10, 2023, July 17, 2023, July 24, 2023, July 31, 2023, August 7, 2023, August 14, 2023, August 21, 2023, August 28, 2023, September 6, 2023, September 13, 2023, September 20, 2023, September 27, 2023, October 2, 2023