Delawares are SO awesome!!!

Urbanfarmerkc

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I hatched a bunch of Delaware chicks last week and they already are developing pin feathers on their wings. Some almost have the entire wing covered. I am always amazed at how quickly these little birds feather out. Anyway, Delawares rank really high on the most awesome chicken breed ever at least in my book.
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Dave

Here are some pics. Remember they hatched last weekend. Pretty awesome stuff!! LOL (I know truly I've become a chicken geek.
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TennesseeTruly

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Let me tell you my little Del story. I only have one Del. She's a doll baby and one day I hope to have more of them.

I guess she didn't like what coop and run I put her into. I had put her in a coop & run where there is an EE roo and about 5 older hens of various breeds. The older hens weren't very nice to her. How she got out of her run, I don't know but the next day I found her in with strictly EE's. She's decided that she would rather live with the EE's than live with the older cackling hens! So I left her there. Love love love her!

Laurie
 

Urbanfarmerkc

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Glad to perpetuate the line. My hatching project is to create a good rooster for my endeavor to develop the perfect Delaware. LOL Lofty goal I know. One of my chicks was a twin. Lost one but the other hatched fine (with a little help).
 

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