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Introducing ~ Our New Girls!

By ll, Oct 9, 2013 | Updated: Oct 29, 2013 | | |
  1. ll
    Blue Eggs!


    We bought two new birds on October 3rd, 2013!
    INTRODUCING:
    Lady Polly Pouf ~and~ Eileen Daisy Eagle
    Crested -and- Non-crested Legbars from New Hampshire!
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    Aren't they darling? I love the "wild/camouflage" coloring.
    After much research and hunting all over the state and beyond for pullets,
    (Not an easy task when looking for a select few breeds -
    my interest was in Welsummers, Barnevelders, & Legbars -
    -but at this point we aren't too keen on the idea of super dark or speckled eggs, so Legbars were the preferred choice!
    A newer/rare-ish type, I feel lucky to have them delivered.)
    I found some babies instead - a better age for getting used to us handling them. [​IMG]


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    Below is a photo of them in my lap. I put a brown towel down, and they were dustbathing in it as if it was a patch of dirt!

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    1st visit to our backyard:
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    "That's not Momma!!?!"


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    Penny calmly and without a word preened herself for 20 minutes next to them while they dustbathed.
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    So far, so good! We'll see how it goes - we're not letting them have sleepovers just yet....




    October 18th/19th/20th

    Peacefully lounging under the burning bush together.
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    1st night, bottom bar - 2nd night, middle bar ....
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    3rd night ... all together!
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    Sharing the food & water dishes ^.^

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    I'm falling hard for this little girl - Polly is super sweet and a snuggler too! [​IMG]
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    R.I.P Sunny Our beautiful Buff Orpington.
    We loved you so much girl & were going to keep you forever - I wish it was later rather than sooner [​IMG]...

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  1. chickenboy190
    Nice! Good Job!!
  2. BantamFan4Life
    Adorable! Love it! Very nice job! :)

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