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  1. Cynthia12
    I remember my grandmother's chickens. I loved going to collect eggs. Never even thought I would ever own a chicken...unil...I went to a neighbors home, and I heard peeping going on in her...kitchen! I asked, what is that noise? I think I hear birds cheeping. She simply explains that she went to the feed store and bought some pullets. What? Yes, we have chickens in the back yard. I looked at the babies..then went out and looked at her simple set up. I almost ran all the way home to tell my DH all about it! That's all she wrote. He built me a wonderful coop. A couple of yrs. later, I have a smaller coop and run, as a grow out pen, because...I learned that I could hatch my own babies! What?!? Love to hatch. :) Love to collect eggs from chickens that I hatched. Yep!

    Me, hatch..chicken eggs? Never gets old to watch the miracle happen.

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    Silkies and EE's are my favorite to hatch. I buy the egg layers from the feed store.

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    Sometimes I like to hatch Heritage RIR's.
    This is Bubba! Loved him. Had to place him after the collar didn't keep him from
    crowing..often! I got some cute babies from him before he went to a nice big farm.
    Only 4 and a half months old here!
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    I love the Easter Egger. The cute puffy cheeks..and pretty blue/green eggs.
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    I love love the leghorn. All of mine have been very sweet, and friendly! And oh boy,
    those eggs!
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    Our grandchildren love coming to see the chicks and chickens.
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    I've hatched many different breeds for fun, in the beginning..now I only hatch
    a couple of different breeds for myself. This is Penny, a Speckled Sussex.
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    I could go on with photos. Love taking pictures of the birds. They are a remarkable bird. Most, I say most, are smarter than people give them credit for. [​IMG]

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  1. kaycountry1016
    Great! I enjoyed your article and photos very much. Thanks for sharing.. Kay in NC.. 7 7 16
  2. lcertuche
    What a beautiful flock of birds!
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  4. Cynthia12
    Thank you everyone!
  5. CherriesBrood
    Great article and beautiful birds! Congrats on POW.
  6. austrolover1
    Beautiful chickens!!! [​IMG]
  7. Yorkshire Coop
    Love your page and all the pics Cynthia :) Congrats on POW!!
  8. Ballerina Bird
    Adorable, charming flock!
  9. Mountain Peeps
    Love it, Cynthia! Your birds are precious!
  10. RodNTN
    Congrats on POW!

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