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Sebrights - The Pippa Story Sebrights are one of the true bantams. There is no standard (large) version of the breed. The breed was developed by Sir John Sebright early in the 1800s and has the distinction of being the only breed of chicken named for an individual. Males are hen-feathered. Sebrights may have silver or gold lacing on their feathers. Pippa is a Golden Sebright with black lacing on a background of golden brown. She was hatched August 1st, 2007. She lives with her...
Comb Progression: Prior to Laying -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Photo examples of my hens prior to laying. Zela-Australorp, Butter-Delaware, Honey-Delaware,Pippa-Sebright Bantam, Lavender-EE Bantam. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Depending on its breed, a hen's comb will grow at variable rates. In some breeds, prior to laying, the comb reddens and grows rapidly in...
(counter clockwise from left) Lavender, Butter, Zela, Honey, and Pippa Pippa and Butter sleeping Zela and Lavender Pippa
Zela and Pippa - !!size difference!! Pippa Zelandia aka Zela Lavender Honey Butter
Snow Babies! I like to take pictures of my babies! Starring: Butter, Honey, Zela, Pippa and Lavender (not pictured, still broody).
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