Esther and Winnie~ Emerald ~ Momma Time~ UH-OH Egg Overload P46

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by barg, Jun 18, 2007.

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  1. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    This is a photo progression of my Golden Laced Wyandotte and Easter Egger.
    Comments included

    Added 7/14
    I originally bought two chicks at a feed store intending to get a GLW and an EE, The person working at the feed store had put all the chicks together and didnt really know enough about chickens to know the difference in the breeds, (although she thought she did). :|
    The result was that, I first got 2 EE's thinking one was a GLW, when I figured out both were EE's, I returned one and picked out a GLW myself.
    Although I wanted a darkish colored EE and my original belief was that Esther would actually turn out to be a light color, I knew I had to get her anyway because of the personality she exibited.
    She stood out amoungst all the others in that little brooder box at the feed store.
    Winnie, on the other hand, was simply my best guess at picking out a GLW.

    In the past I have looked on this board for pics that showed a progression of a chick so that I could see what to expect, and to compare my own chicks for a variety of reasons including sexing, color, what to expect from feather pattern, and any anomalies in my chickens.
    I was able to find scattered pics, in most cases, which never really showed a full progression of a single chick, so I decided to share my chick’s progression for the benefit of others. I hope you find it useful.
    I retain all rights to my intellectual property, photographs displayed in this thread, and the original design of the Leggo coop, that is shown in many of my pictures (had to put that in because of an odd e-mail I received)

    Page 1: Introduction, Day 1 Pics, Week1 Pics
    Page 2: Week 2 Pics, Week 3 pics
    Page 3: Week 4 pics, Geeting ready to go out for the first time, Older chick pics.
    Page 4: Week 5 pics, Chicks first day out-Older chick pics, Change log, Loose poop topic
    Page 5:Cont. Week 5 pics, Cont. Diaraea Discussion
    Page 6:More answers on diarrhea problem, Pic comparison of Esther day 1 VS. 5+weeks old
    Page 7: 6 Week Pics,DE, Yogert, Hazels beak, Pics of the Dominiques and Australorps at 14 weeks
    Page 8: 6 1/2 week pics, Side by side comparison of the 14 week pullets Vs. 6 week old chicks, Photography chat
    Page 9:Almost 7 weeks and 15 weeks (a shot of all 6); Comparison of Dominiques, Australorps, Wyandottes and EE's at Nearly 7 weeks; My Camera broke( discussion of Laws regarding returns); Moving the coop; Discussion of Rooster signs ...
    Page 10:General Discussion, Questions on Gender
    Page 11: Week 7 Pics. Esther & Winnie movies, More General Gender discussion
    Page 12:Pic comparison of 6,8 and 16 weeks old Australorp and Wyandotte, Discussion on Integration
    Page 13:Week 8 1/2 Week Pics, Domineak sick. More Gender discussion The Australorp Screen Test Video


    Esther first day, We didnt get Winnie the Wyandotte for another day due to feed store error

    Winnie 24 hours after we got esther

    Esther the Easter Egger and Winnie the Wyandotte at 1 week /car1.jpg /eewyn.jpg
    A shot that shows their combs at 1 week /combs1week5.jpg
    Pea Comb Rose Comb

    They got named today.
    When I got Esther she was standing in front of a cowering mass of chicks, looking at the people like she was checking them out.

    Winnie follows Esther around and does whatever she does.
    If Esther gets on your hand Winne does too, If Esther eats Winnie eats, If Esther poops, guess what Winnie does. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2007
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Awwww, cute babies. LOVE the names.
  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Too cute!!!
  4. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

    Mar 30, 2007
    Belleville, Kansas
    They are cuties!

    I love the ones that stand there and check things out when the other ones huddle in mass. It makes them easy to pick out, you just KNOW they will have personality!

  5. akyramoto

    akyramoto Songster

    Apr 10, 2007
    Northern CA
    AWWW!! I had a silver laced wyandotte named Whinnie!
  6. Judymae

    Judymae Songster

    Apr 22, 2007
    Merit, Tx
    They are sooo cute and you got a really good pic too!
  7. poppycat

    poppycat Songster

    Jan 26, 2007
    SOOOO cute. Love the little "feeder"
  8. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    I’ve decided to add pics to this thread as they progress.
    It will save me having to come up with catchy titles for each subject line, while giving me a small outlet for my endless picture taking.
    The world is a different place without the cost of film and developing

    If at anytime someone gets the idea that Winnie is not a golden laced Wyandotte, or that either one of them is a rooster, feel free to let me know. [​IMG]
    Taken 6/19 /feeder500.jpg

    Taken 6/22 /ew1.jpg
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2007
  9. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

    Jan 15, 2007
    Shepherdstown, WV
    Wow! Of course they are cuties, but you take great photos!
    Just love the little portrait of the two of them on your first post!
    They are adorable.... [​IMG]
  10. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    excellent shots. I love taking photos and I am very impressed with your shots. Your chicks are wonderful!
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