Valley Hatchery’s Lavender Orpington Chicks offer a perfect blend of beauty and utility, making them a top choice for both novice and seasoned backyard poultry keepers. Originating from the historic town of Orpington in late 1800s England, these birds have risen to popularity as cherished pets around the globe. Their majestic-sounding name is a nod to their distinguished heritage.
The Lavender Orpington breed is renowned for its stunning plumage. Thick and full, this feature makes these already large birds appear even more impressive. The lavender gene ensures a consistent lavender color across all offspring, distinguishing them from other poultry breeds with its striking hue.
Known for their docile and friendly demeanor, Lavender Orpingtons are excellent companions for families and integrate well with other animals. They are notably hardy, thriving in a variety of weather conditions, and require minimal maintenance, ideal for easy poultry keeping.
These birds are not just beautiful but also practical. With hens averaging 8 pounds and roosters about 10 pounds, they serve as great dual-purpose birds. Each hen can lay around 150 medium brown eggs per year, providing a consistent egg supply. Despite not being recognized by the APA, these chickens are robust, often living over 8 years with proper care and diet.
Valley Hatchery ensures a seamless experience when purchasing these magnificent birds. Our day-old chicks come with a live arrival guarantee, offering peace of mind and convenience. Choose Lavender Orpingtons for a majestic and delightful addition to your backyard.