4 month old Photo Op!! (pic heavy!)

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I almost couldn't wait for today to do my photo op!
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The little girls are 4 months old already! Lots has happened the past month, but most importantly, the little girls are now part of the big-girl-flock! So the pullets spend their time dodging around grumpy big girls, while making up for it by chasing around the little Sebrights.
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The little girls haven't quite found their place in the pecking order, but have formed their own little hierarchy amongst themselves; little Maggie, the smallest one of the bunch, is the big head-honcho, with Diana and Cressy close behind her.
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In alphabetical order:

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Betty, my adventurous little Easter-Egger! She's in constant motion, I swear, unless I'm trying to take a picture of someone behind her!
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My pretty Easter-Egger, Cressida
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Good ol' barred rock Cricket--she's got too much energy for her own good!


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Sweet, sassy barred rock Debra Jo. Goodness, her wattles shot out these past couple weeks!


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Barred rock Diana, with her gentle and inquisitive nature.


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My sweet, sweet barred rock, Freema. She loves to hop on my lap and get lots of hugs!
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Barred rock Kate is so shy... She's always back in the undergrowth, where I can't see her. (This was a hard pic to get. Note my mom's hand, trying to stop little Kate from moving around.)


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Tough little Easter-Egger Maggie. The smallest of the lot, but still little Alpha of the pullets. Man, if she doesn't want to be touched, she'll let you know!
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Easter-Egger Mako--this was the only pic I got of her! She's not as shy as Kate, but acts like she's afraid of me most of the time! Then she comes over and lets me rub her chest.
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Barred rock Natalie, the quiet one.


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Noisy little Easter-Egger Wynne. She reminds me of an owl for some reason...


And some extra pictures!!
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Cricket climbing a grape vine


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Debra Jo with her classic diva look


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Cressy and Mags posing for their picture


And I have a bunch more because some of the pullets went insane and hopped WAAAAY up onto the grape vine, but I'm gonna post another topic for that little story.
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pipdzipdnreadytogo

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Ah, thanks for all the compliments! This was one pretty group (although I forgot to get the boys in there again)! First ones we've ever gotten from a hatchery instead of a feed store and they're so much more friendly than any other chickens I've had!
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Edited to add: If you wanted to check out their 2 month and 3 month photo ops, they're here:
https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=535599 --2 month
https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=550747 --3 month
Unfortunately, I didn't get pictures for their one month 'birthday', but that's okay--I couldn't tell most of them appart back then.
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nice photos of your lovely flock! Thank you!

I miss having EE's...they are such interesting birds.
 

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