Orpington chicken

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The Orpington is a breed of chicken named after the town of Orpington, Kent, in south-east England,[3] which was made famous in part by this breed. It was bred to be an excellent layer with good meat quality.[3] Its large size and soft appearance together with its rich colour and gentle contours make it very attractive, and as such its popularity has grown as a show bird rather than a utility breed. Hens often become broody and are good mothers. Although rather heavy, they are able to fly small distances but rarely do so. source

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