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  1. Chicken Junkies
    Welcome to the page of a couple "Chicken Junkies" from the eastern panhandle of beautiful West Virginia. We started out with four tiny Old English bantams to help rid our 22 acres of ticks and other bugs. Our sweet little deaf Jack Russell Terrier had Lyme disease from the ticks.

    Several years later, we are the proud owners of several breeds from some good lines. We have ...

    Wheaten/Blue Wheaten Ameraucana
    BLRW from Foley Farms line
    BO from Clevenger/Coulter line
    Heritage RIR
    Quail Belgian d'Anvers
    NN/Turken in Bantam and Frizzle
    Olive Eggers and Easter Eggers
    FBCM
    Bantam Russian Orloff
    Wheaten Marans from Bev Davis
    Silkies in BBS and Paint from Bad Azz Silkie & Brody's Broodello, and Partridge from Hannah Misner lines
    Serama in Smooth, Frizzled and Silkied from Pixie Chicks, Castle Delight, Philidelphia Phlocks, Grady Taylor, Sunshine Seramas, etc.
    White Crested Polish in Black, Chocolate, Chocolate Cuckoo, Blue, Splash and Frizzled - Bantam and LF.
    Gold Laced Polish and a beautiful Tolbunt roo from Bare Necessities
    Bantam Cochins in several colors and Frizzles too. MF are my favorites. Blue & Black Mottled pens too.
    Bantam Barred Rock from Dick Horstman line
    11 Colors of Guinea Fowl
    India Blue Pea Fowl
    Chocolate and Blue Muscovy Ducks
    Coturnix Quail in several colors
    White Sebastopol Geese


    Should we be worried? Time for intervention yet? Our 3 stall horse barn and a garage have become home to these personality plus little guys. They love to roam about on our acreage and look for goodies. Our dogs... Jazzy, the deaf JRT, Bert, a Pembroke Corgi and Maisy, the alpha female Shi Poo love the poultry. Maisy likes to chase a bit, but so far, so good. Wish us luck.

    Oh, did I mention we have 5 incubators running most of the time? SIGH...

    Below are a few photos of our flock. You're welcome to check out our blog at ChickenJunkie.com

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    OEGB - Zeke - RIP Zeke, you were our first and a great little guy.
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    Buddy and Bitsy, a favorite Serama pair.
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    Blue Wheaten Ameraucana Roo
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    Mia, our sweet little Bantam Russian Orloff hen.
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    Tolbunt Roo from Gretchen at Bare Necessities.
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    Buff Orphington Rooster
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    Buff Orphington Hen
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    BLRW from Foley Farms
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    Splash Silkie Pullet from Bad Azz Silkies.
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    Royal Palm Turkey Tom
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    Naked Neck or Turken Roo
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    Bantam White Crested Chocolate Cuckoo Polish from Bad Azz Silkies
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    Louie... our India Blue Peacock

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    Some of our Serama.

    Some of our Silkies.

    Looking for... side swaps welcome! Love hatching eggs!

    Faverolle
    Bresse
    Swedish Flower Hens
    Bantam Dark Cornish
    Peacocks (all colors)
    Silver Laced Wyandottes
    Cream Legbar
    Rhodebar
    Isbar
    Tolbunt Polish
    Ayam Cemani
    Silver & Gold Laced Bantam Polish
    Silver Laced Barnevelders
    + lots of others... tell me what ya got!


    PP/Hatching Egg/Chicks Swaps

    Owe:
    crazypetlady - 6 + Serama 12-23-12 (Sent 9)
    chick-among-us - 6 + Silkie eggs 12-26-12 (Sent)
    elieugene6 - 4 + Royal Palm turkey eggs 1-30-13 (Sent 7) #2713
    plumcreek - 4 + Royal Palm turkey eggs 3-8-13 (Sent 5) #6325
    wife2abirdman - 6 + MF Bantam Cochins 3-16-13 #6955 (Sent 12 eggs 3-18-13)

    Owed:
    sonew123 - 6 + BBS Marans + Tolbunt eggs 12-23-12 (Received + hatched)
    sonew123 - 6 + BBS Marans + Tolbunt eggs 12-26-12 (Received + hatched)
    sonew123 - 6 + BBS Marans + Tolbunt eggs. 1-30-13 #2709 (Received)
    crazypetlady - whatever she sends 3-8-13 #6325 (Received 11 GFF eggs 3-12-13)
    TNBEARCHICK - 6-ORPS CHOICE 3-16-13 #6955 (Received 6 eggs 6-6-13)

    CRAZY EGG CHAIN

    Owe:
    WVchick71 - 6 + BLRW #7405 2-24-13 (Sent 7 eggs. 2-24-13)

    Owed:
    Hot2Pot - 6 + Assorted Polish #7402 2-24-13 (Received 8 eggs 3-2-13)

    Side Swaps

    Owe:
    chicken fever - 12 Silkie + 3-4-13 (Sent)
    chick-among-us - 12 + Silkie & 12 + Cochin 3-7-13 (Sent)
    rbaker0345 - 12 BCM 4-6-13 - 9405 5036 9930 0382 9896 88 (Sent 12 eggs.)
    sonew123 - 12+ W/BW Ameraucana 4-16-13 - 9405 5036 9930 0394 2637 52 (Sent 21 eggs)

    Owed:
    chicken fever - 12 + Mottled LF Cochin 6-13 (never got any eggs)
    chick-among-us - 24 + BCM & OE 3-8-13 (Received 39 eggs)
    rbaker0345 - 6 Bantam Buff Brahma 4-6-13 (Received 6 eggs 4-15-13 & all were clear.)
    sonew123 - 12+ Tolbunt 4-15-13 (Received)

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  1. BlackwoodHollow
    Loved the article! Too familiar!
  2. Hot2Pot
    Your birds are awesome, I love them all!
  3. rlutzer1
    how can you tell a female from a male? when they are 7 weeks old?
  4. emach0301
    Hi! you should take a look at my Rooster, He looks exactly like your "splashed Wyandotte". They are both very pretty!

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