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Well, hello from yet another Penny. That is a beautiful little coop, Pennymac02, and so very new. Mine looked shiny & clean like that back at about this time of year in 2014. Definitely looks used now! The lovely green grass took about 8 weeks to disappear too.
We got one of our dogs after he was returned by someone else to the Humane Society as a failed adoption. Failed because he killed the people's chickens! After two years of patient training & waiting, I finally let the chickens out to peck & scratch around the back yard unmolested by the dogs. The girls are so much happier being free range.
I have a White New Jersey Giant, a Cornish Barred Rock and a New England Red. The Silver Lace Wyandotte keeled over and died 6 months ago. They're all getting older so the Cornish Barred Rock is the only consistent layer.
Hi My best friend is a "Penny'' known each other since we were 18! I'm with you on the parrot cockatiel thing too flappy.I had a pet black orpington as a child so knew I wanted the breed.Funny buff orpingtons are less common here go figure.The other colours are more common.My splash started laying around 5 and 1/2 months and hardly missed a day since [about 3 weeks] The others are a little younger.They mostly sit around like old ladies at a church picnic.Don't fly too fat!
Yay! Another Penny! (It's funny how we reach out to each other because of the name. I do it too)
They are buff orpingtons. I'm a little embarrassed to admit that I've always been a little spooked by birds--parrots, cockatiels, etc. So I googled "Friendliest chickens with mild manners that lay eggs", LOL, and that's how I made up my mind. My backyard supervisor is learning to guard and not taste the feather thingies that run around the yard. Hahaha
Hi from another Penny in New Zealand.I'm new her too .Joined last month.See you have a ''supervisor'' Love neck scarf.What breed are your chickens?