Chicken Spotlight – Lavender Orpington

Chicken Spotlight! This weeks breed is Lavender Orpington. The Lavender Orpington can be a pricier breed. Therefore, it was not a breed we were specifically looking to get. We ordered a colored egg layers assortment of eggs, and we were just lucky enough to get one. Lavender Orpington chickens are

  • Known for their rare purple/blue colored feathers
  • Good layers, around 150/year
  • Winter hardy
  • Docile, great for backyard flocks

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