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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chiquitita Farmer, May 18, 2011.

  1. Chiquitita Farmer

    Chiquitita Farmer In the Brooder

    May 18, 2011
    I am happy to say I finally joined. I have been reading and learning since I got my chickens in March. I am the mom of 5 happy adolescent chickens, 2.5 months old now. I have an Ameracauna named Robin. She is the leader. She is flighty, the protector, and gives the warning when danger is near. I was unsure of her at first when she was so flighty as a chick. Now I see the importance of her role as a leader. She was a misunderstood leader at first. I also have a Gold Sex Link named Eggie. Eggie is curious, friendly, and the easiest to hold and walk around with. She loves lint, shiny things, and zippers. She picks lint off of me while I hold her. I also have a Plymouth Barred Rock named Billie. Billie is an easy going, bird. She is starting to cluck almost sounds like a duck. Lastly I have 2 silkies. I am not sure if they are girls or boys yet. There names are Yin and Yang. Yin is a black Silkie. She is all feathered out on the feet and head. She gets left behind easily, and is very docile. She starts sqwauking and Robin comes running for her. Yang is a buff Silkie. She does not have full feathers on her feet or head. Her personality is very different, she is very verbal and runs fast, unlike Yang. I wonder if she is a rooster, as Robin puts her in her place sometimes by chasing or pouncing on her. Overall they are a happy flock. There has not been fighting and every seems to have a role. I am loving being a chicken mom.

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  3. benjoycei

    benjoycei Songster

    Mar 4, 2011
    Hi from NC [​IMG]
  4. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Songster

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Silkies are gorgeous, but they really can be confusing to sex. The most accurate way, wait until it crows or lays an egg [​IMG] Good luck with your flock [​IMG]
  6. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

    Apr 9, 2007
    [​IMG] from Missouri [​IMG]
  7. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

  8. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    Hello from California Chiquitita Farmer [​IMG] and [​IMG]
  9. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    [​IMG] from Indiana!!!! [​IMG]
  10. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana

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