Finally, got some chickens again..

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by sumi, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    We had to rehome all my chickens a few weeks ago when we left SA. It was heartbreaking for me, as I raised them all from chicks and had some of them for quite a long time.
    We've rented a house, moved in and ordered a coop, which took 2 weeks to come [​IMG]. The feed store's website said 2 DAYS... But anyway. The coop arrived this morning and I bought 6 hens at market. According to the seller they are Silver and brown Leghorns, a RIR, a cross breed and a Blue Bell. Aren't they gorgeous? [​IMG] It's so nice to have chickens again!


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  2. chickenlickin8

    chickenlickin8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful girls! Eggs will come next [​IMG]
     
  3. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I have been waiting for this thread to be started! [​IMG]They are gorgeous! I am so happy for you![​IMG]I agree, eggs will come next.[​IMG]
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I'm just so happy to have chickens again! I'm still thinking of and missing my old flock (who went to my friend and new member Blackie1), but it's great to hear some chicken noises again and to just sit and watch them. The seller said they are 5.5 months old and I can tell they are young. They may surprise me with an egg or 2 soon, but so far they have pale combs and the days are so short now. It's dark by 17:30! I'm not going to rush them though. Their company's enough for me now. I'm going to spend some time tomorrow just talking to them and getting to know them (and letting them get to know me).
    I also need to name them, but I'm completely blank. Any suggestions, anyone?
     
  5. Melabella

    Melabella Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG]Melabella sounds like a nice name....he he he....

    Congratulations Sumi! SO happy you will have the company of some nice girls. They look so nice and healthy! You will probably have eggs before me!

    Keep the pictures coming!

    How about Zenyatta for one? I also like Kate...
     
  6. Matilda hen

    Matilda hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awh , yay ive been looking forward to seeing these girls , delighted for you Sumi :D congrats!! they really are lovely
     
  7. Sally Sunshine

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    Sumi momma!! I am sooooo happy for you and the family! [​IMG]

    I love them!!!! i wanna see the coop too!! demanding aren't I?? what predators do u have over there?
     
  8. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Sally Sunshine

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    Matilda hen what is your avatar breed? [​IMG]
     
  10. Sally Sunshine

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    I like Sunshine LOL!!
     

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