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By Erebus, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. Erebus
    Chickens @ Awahuri, NZ


    FIL’s Birds

    The Garden Rooster
    Male‚ Mixed breed

    Similar to RIR
    Green tipped breast feathers

    α rooster until mid May, 2011








    DECEASED: May 16, 2011
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    Booster (the Orchard Rooster)
    Male‚ Mixed breed
    Garden Rooster’s brother?
    Similar to RIR

    α rooster from mid May, 2011

    (Sire to 1 chick with Princess 1April-26April – died of cold)







    22mm Black spiral ring: R. Leg
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    Fleur
    Female, Mixed breed

    Similar to RIR
    Long flopped comb
    Older bird

    Egg laying
    Bumble foot?






    18mm Fluorescent Yellow clip ring: R. Leg
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    Red
    Female, Mixed breed

    Similar to RIR
    Pale red-brown feathers
    Black tipped neck feathers
    Tall comb

    Broody – poor mother
    Blondie’s mum





    18mm Red clip ring: R. Leg
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    Dolly
    Female, Mixed breed

    Similar to RIR
    Bulky body
    Lots of green tipped feathers
    Wide pea comb

    Broody – fantastic mother
    Cockle, Chip and Lil’Red’s mum
    Blondie’s foster mum




    18mm Pale Blue clip ring: R. Leg
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    Vi (Violet)
    Female, Mixed breed
    Buttercup’s sister?

    Similar to RIR
    Bright striked feathers
    Dark grey-brown tips
    Dark head feathers
    Short comb

    Lays pale medium sized eggs




    18mm Purple clip ring: R. Leg
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    Buttercup
    Female, Mixed breed
    Vi’s sister?

    Similar to RIR
    Bright striked feathers
    Dark grey-brown tips
    Very dark head feathers with green tips
    Erect defined comb






    18mm Buttercup Yellow clip ring: R. Leg

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    Green
    Female, Mixed breed

    Similar to RIR
    Contrasted black laced and striked feathers
    Erect defined comb
    Very dark head feathers with green tips







    18mm Light Green clip ring: R. Leg
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    Princess
    Female, Mixed breed

    Similar to RIR
    Speckled feathers
    Medium undefined comb
    Slightly darker head feathers

    Broody – 1 autumn hatch died in cold.
    Lays tiny, slightly dark eggs.
    Prefers to lay out of the nest box?



    18mm Dark Blue clip ring: R. Leg
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    Peewittle
    Female, Mixed breed
    Mid November 2010

    Similar to RIR
    Short comb
    Dark head feathers








    18mm Dark Blue clip ring: R. Leg
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    My Birds

    Blondie
    Female?, Mixed breed
    14 Jan, 2011

    Similar to RIR
    Walks with a limp
    Pale red gold feathers
    Tiny black specks in feathers

    Pathetic runt - easy to catch and handle

    Red’s biological chick
    Dolly’s foster chick


    No leg Ring
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    Chip
    Female?, Mixed breed
    30 Jan, 2011

    Similar to RIR
    Sparse speckled wings
    Dark head feathers

    Small and timid with spindly legs

    Dolly’s chick




    18mm Blue spiral ring: L. Leg
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    Cockle
    âMale‚ Mixed breed
    30 Jan, 2011 (started crowing 5 July, 2011)

    Similar to RIR
    Feathers laced in dark green
    Some green in tail
    Very bulky
    Thick strong legs
    Erect defined comb

    Friendly and approachable

    Dolly’s chick

    18mm Teal spiral ring: L. Leg

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    Lil’Red
    Female?, Mixed breed
    30 Jan, 2011

    Similar to RIR
    Even light red-brown colour
    Dark spots on ends of head and neck feathers
    Fairly large

    Bold and independent

    Dolly’s chick



    18mm Fluorescent Orange clip ring: L. Leg
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    Joey
    Male‚ Plymouth Barred Rock
    31 Jan, 2011

    - Largest of a brood of 6 chicks
    - Bought at 8 weeks
    - 4 chicks survived hawk attacks
    - 2 cockerels buthcered (21-22weeks)
    - Currently only 1 other sibling remaining





    22mm White spiral ring: L. Leg

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