This large English breed has an upright, wide chest, a broad back, and a smallish head and tail. This is bird is a blue Orpington, but it may also be white or light brown. It was bred for both meat and eggs, but became more popular as a show bird. Its large size and soft appearance together with its rich colour and gentle contours make it very attractive.
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Artwork by A. J. Simpson
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