buckeyes

  1. Willow

    Willow

    18 weeks
  2. Juniper

    Juniper

    24 weeks
  3. Willow's fluffy butt

    Willow's fluffy butt

    24 weeks
  4. Cedar at 10 weeks

    Cedar at 10 weeks

    Inside the tractor with his future hens.
  5. Cedar at 6 weeks

    Cedar at 6 weeks

    With EE pullet Basil
  6. Butternut and Willow

    Butternut and Willow

    12 weeks old, cute and sassy!
  7. In the tractor

    In the tractor

    21 weeks old
  8. Pullet egg

    Pullet egg

    First Buckeye egg from the 4/20/20 group on 9/17/20, (21 1/2 weeks).
  9. Bar of Slate

    Bar of Slate

    “...a bar of slate across the feathers of the back, next to the surface color, the rest of the undercolor being red.” From Nettie Metcalf's description of the Buckeye chicken. From Cedar the cockerel.
  10. Alder

    Alder

    Alder, Buckeye pullet at 24 weeks
  11. 4 weeks old Buckeyes

    4 weeks old Buckeyes

    Myrtle on the perch, Cypress on the ground.
  12. Myrtle - 4 weeks

    Myrtle - 4 weeks

    At four weeks she's already got the "bar of slate" on her back feathers that Nettie Metcalf described.
  13. The chicks at 4 weeks

    The chicks at 4 weeks

    Buckeyes: Myrtle (on roost), Hazel (right of Myrtle), Cypress (on ground). There are also Partridge Rocks and BJGs in this photo.
  14. Tractor in Use

    Tractor in Use

    There are 6 Buckeye pullets in it. They are 22 weeks old and laying.
  15. Cedar at 10 1/2 weeks

    Cedar at 10 1/2 weeks

    Cedar, our cockerel in the older group. Pullets in the back are 21 1/2 weeks old. Everyone is checking out their new seasonal home! The tractor is for the warmer months only. During the winter they will be in the main coop.
  16. Nan Lee

    New Member

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? My grandparents had chickens, so I grew up around chickens. I have not raised chickens myself until now. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have 8 Buckeyes and 2 White Crested Black Polish. I also have 9 Jumbo Coturnix...
  17. BuckeyeAmy69

    My new peeps!

    I ordered 7 Buckeyes (one is male) and 3 Easter Eggers pullets from Meyer Hatchery. They arrived today in perfect condition. I’ve never been disappointed with an order from Meyer. And now your viewing pleasure, the first two links are videos. Baby chicks 4/21/20 (click) More babies! (Click)...
  18. Smuvers Farm

    ISO Breeder Quality Buckeye Eggs/Chicks

    I am looking to start a self sustaining flock, using eggs/chicks from 2 separate breeders. I am not looking for buckeyes from a hatchery. I am looking for eggs/chicks from now through May of 2018. If you are a breeder, please let me know which strain of buckeyes you have and how many...
  19. Smuvers Farm

    ISO Buckeye Breeder Quality Eggs

    I am looking to start a self sustaining flock, using eggs/chicks from 2 separate breeders. I am not looking for buckeyes from a hatchery. I am looking for eggs/chicks from now through May of 2018. If you are a breeder, please let me know which strain of buckeyes you have and how many...
  20. grizzlyheart1990

    buckeyes?

    Hey everyone, I have had what I would call a successful first year with my flock of chickens, I started out with 30 but 5 of those were roosters who have made a great addition to my freezer, and I've started selling eggs, which has been a blast so far my favorites have been the Plymouth barreds...
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