Announcing the newest arrivals to the Asylum!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Matt A NC, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    The momma is Buff orp. The babies are Standard Cochins out of my SQ Splash hens and SQ Black hen. The daddy is a SQ Black Cockerel that is magnificent.

    The chicks are blue, blue, and either dark blue or black.

    Chicks1
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    Matt

    BTW: When I say Show Quality, I mean it. I have spent alot of money and time getting this small flock together.
     
  2. Robin L

    Robin L Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are so cute. No little straight jackets? [​IMG]
     
  3. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Very nice looking babies! I am curious as to what kind of chicken that is in your avatar? She is pretty also.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Hey, Matt, you cant live in an asylum! I live in the Chicken Asylum, LOL! Congratulations, buddy. Please post pics of these babies as they grow. We need to see what really great quality looks like!
     
  5. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Oh I love them! [​IMG]

    I'm a new cochin lover myself. My babies ( almost 6 days old now) are starting to get teeny little feathers! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:My avatar is my Snickers. She is a mixed bantam and a professional shoulder walker. She is 3 years old now. She has 2 daughters and a grandaughter that look almost identical. Not sure how my mutts ended up breeding true. The only difference is the offspring have some tuffs on their legs from Dot. He is also a mutt and only has a few feathers going down the out sides of his legs.
    Dot

    They are part of my mutt lot. They are here for pure enjoyment.

    Matt
     
  7. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    Congrats Matt, you got some beautiful babies there. I love the Cochins too. Keep up the great work and best of luck.[​IMG][​IMG]:weee:ya
     

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