Buff Orpington hatch and more Lester babies :)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by hinkjc, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Here is the result of setting buff orp eggs 'round here. lol Plus we got 9 more Lester babies to grow out and 4 Araucana chicks that are so adorable. [​IMG]

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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Awwwwww.....they are looking good!!... Go Lester!! Gotta love those Buffs... [​IMG]
     
  3. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Love them Orp babies
     
  4. speckledhen

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    What a bunch of sweeties! Hey, but they arent in your whirlpool tub! [​IMG]
     
  5. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Way too much cuteness in that box, Jody! I bet you cant wait to grow out those Lester girls and get the next generation on its way. Can you imagine how egg-citing it will be to watch those hatch!?
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Look at that box of fuzzy love. So cute!
     
  7. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww, Jody, those are some beautiful orp babies there. And to think that everyone around me calls my place Orpingtonville. Can you imagine that? Can't wait to see more pics of those Lester babies as they grow out. Congrats on your program and best wishes to you and Charlie with it.
     
  8. Buster

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  9. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:LOL...I know. Here's the story of that...we found a little stray kitten very emaciated and she has taken up residence in my master bathroom until I am sure she can stand her ground here. She is just so tiny, I had to give her some of her own space. My big cats would probably think she's a chew toy. lol Poor little thing.

    Anyways, my orpies are selling 4 hatches ahead of me, so they are in a spare room in a box for the short time they're here. Then it's just the Lester babies and the Araucana left to entertain us.

    Jody
     
  10. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I thought I would thank everyone for their sweet comments in a separate post. Gosh.I write too much.

    I am really thrilled with all of the Lester babies we have to grow out and sort through. One more small hatch of them to go and I am finished for this year with them. We're going to start culling cockerels and selecting our ladies soon. Lucas is looking great too and growing fast.

    Yes Halo - the true excitement is yet to come...when we get to back cross and start seeing lavender babies. I will be looking like this.. [​IMG]

    Oh..and I just checked over the araucana chicks..out of 4, 3 of them are double tufted. [​IMG] I am so happy with the number of double tufts we are seeing this year. That is always a challenge with this breed, so it's exciting too. Can't wait to see them grow out. The one white one has super thick ones that I'm sure will be gorgeous. [​IMG]

    Jody
     
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