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Yurkanin Farms

  1. SanctusPullus
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    And the final extension to limit the free-ranging to a few hours at the end of the day. A small closable tunnel leads from it to underneath the kid's trampoline to give the birdies a much bigger roaming area and some extra shady outside from the summer sun:

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    It all started out so small:

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    The Ladies:

    The Benevolent leader: Scrappy, a White Amber-link.

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    She has HARD molts:

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    Waffles: First Lieutenant, a Barn-Leg mix (peach colored eggs):

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    Buttercup, a Buff Brahma, and Darlin, a Black Australorp:

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    Buttercup as a wee lass:

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    Darlin as a white-chested tyke:

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    Our Dahlia, our very contemplative Speckled Sussex:

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    Dahlia, as the adorable chick:

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    Bullet, the troublemaking Blackstar Sex-Link:

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    Tiny Bullet, with Frodo,a rooster since rehomed:

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    The particular Pandora, a Silver-Laced Wyandotte:

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    Pandora as a pup:

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    And Cookie, our Cuckoo Marans and the most motherly, front left with Darlin, Pandora, and Buttercup:

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    And as a little Cookie:

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    And the two additions for 2012, Lola, the Light Brahma (with no leg-feathers, hmph) and Jackie, the Buff Orpington.

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    And our dearly departed, deaths by irresponsible dog owners:

    Bunny, a true but very mean Ameraucana:

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    Bilbo, a Plymouth Barred Rock:

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    And the one that made raising chickens a joy, the jolly Belle, a Light Brahma:

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  1. willowbranchfarm
    Very pretty birds. And the chicks are so cute.
  2. Lady Ressler
    So Sorry to hear about your Dahlia ); (tears). Your birds are beautiful and the pain job on you coop gives me inspiration to do something other than just one color. I love it! Again, my condolences.
  3. SanctusPullus
    Thanks all for the nice comments! Unfortunately, just yesterday, Dahlia passed away :( No signs of any problems or predation, just went in her sleep.
  4. SanctusPullus
    Thanks, poultryman, still working out the kinks I discover as I go along :)
    dianabel: It sure sounds like it but I'm not a duck man yet! YET!
  5. poultryman17
    really like your setup. looks good
  6. dianaabel
    have 2 mandarin ducks that are loosing feathers around neck. Do you think they are molting?
  7. NoZolbitty
    poor Scrappy, what are you giving her during her molt, I know there is a plumage supplement made for cage birds, I wonder if it would work for her
  8. Naturalchickn
    nice hens and a very cool coop, Love it!
  9. HenFriend
    Love the chicks and the colourful coop.
  10. Daloorashens
    Wow!! Such pretty birds!! Love the story about them!!

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