Chocolate Orpingtons are such dark brown they almost appear black. Orpingtons tend to be very friendly and have a pet-like demeanor, they are a productive layer of medium-large brown eggs. Chocolate Orpingtons, just like any other color, are curvy birds that often go broody.
Note: Between April 1st and October 1st, Mt. Healthy Hatcheries has a minimum shipping requirement of 3 birds (instead of the usual 10). If you order 3 chicks to ship outside of April 1st - October 1st, the order may be delayed or shipped with cockerels for warmth, as decided by Mt. Healthy Hatcheries.
Chocolate Orpington produces 160 Brown eggs per year.
Chickens require a minimum quantity of 3 to ship, you may mix breeds of the same species.
Please understand every effort will be made to accommodate the ship date requested. If for some reason this is not possible you will be notified, and we will book for the next available date.