Abandoned chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MichaelS, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. MichaelS

    MichaelS New Egg

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    Someone left these chickens on my property, so I adopted them. Anyone know what breed they are?
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  2. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] it was nice of you to kake care of them.

    Not sure what breed but the color is lavender or self blue ,and a splash?
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I see you found the Breed/Gender section :) I'm not sure what they are, but they are beautiful!
     
  4. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look kinda like my lavender orpingtons. If so, goody for you. They are still kinda rare as most hatcheries or feedstores don't have them yet and you have to get eggs or chicks from a breeder.
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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    flgardengirl, that's a beautiful pic!
     
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  6. MichaelS

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    Thank you so much for the quick reply!
     
  7. Cluky

    Cluky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like orpingtons as someone already mentioned. whoever dumped them isn't too bright, but congrats :)
     
  8. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
  9. Teri Metcalf

    Teri Metcalf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings from Texas! And congratulations on your adoptions!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] don't want to rain on your parade but, I am always suspicious of people dumping chickens, dogs, cats, etc. Sometimes their gift comes with parasites, contagious diseases etc.

    Please quarantine them away from your flock for a month or so to be sure they are okay. They do look like Lavender orps and could have been sold easily - so again I wonder what the" catch" is.

    Maybe someone chicken napped them and then panicked about being caught- so passed them on to you.
     

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