Fluffy Butt Acres: Stories of our flock

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by BY Bob, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. BY Bob

    BY Bob Proprietor, Fluffy Butt Acres

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    I have been wanting to do this for some time now. I knew once I started doing this there would be no going back. So I am now diving in and I hope you all enjoy coming along for the ride.

    First of all let me tell you how we view our flock as that will help you to understand why we treat them like we do.

    Our birds are our pets and we treat them as such. We do not care if someone is not laying eggs. They are welcome to stay at Fluffy Butt Acres until they pass naturally. (Now don't go telling them that! I would hate for word to get out) We do thoroughly enjoy the fresh eggs.

    I plan to tell stories from the past as well as from today. I hope you all enjoy and will share stories of your flocks as well.
     
  2. Izzychicky

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    I love the name!
     
  3. BY Bob

    BY Bob Proprietor, Fluffy Butt Acres

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    Introducing the current residents of Fluffy Butt Acres

    As you can see from the front of the coop, we currently have 4 residents. Patsy, Lilly, Hattie & Jabber.
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    Patsy & Lilly have been here the longest and we ar enot really certain what kind of birds they are but they are likely Black Sex Links. Hattie and Jabber have just joined the flock this summer as they were chicks we got back in April. Here are their individual photos.

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    She is our alpha hen and is extremely friendly. While not a big fan of being picked up she comes right up to you and will talk and visit.
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    Lilly is currently #2 in the pecking order and intends to stay there. She has become our little enforcer and she defends the flock from such terrors as squirrels, rabbits, doves, and most importantly, ducks.
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    More to come on our newbies.
     
  4. BY Bob

    BY Bob Proprietor, Fluffy Butt Acres

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    Thank you. It was inspired by an old thread on here called Fluffy Butt Friday, where every Friday people would post pictures of fluffy butts. I was addicted to it for over a year until it died out.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Lovely flock, lovely coop. Will be watching this thread for more
     
  6. BY Bob

    BY Bob Proprietor, Fluffy Butt Acres

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    Our other two residents came to us in April as chicks. My wife raised them until they moved outside and then they became my responsibility.

    Hattie is our lavender orpington hen. She has not starting laying yet but i expect she will once the days turn longer.
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    Jabberwockie, Jabber for short, was supposed to be an Easter Egger hen, however, he is clearly not a hen.
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    He and Hattie are inseperable.
     
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  7. BY Bob

    BY Bob Proprietor, Fluffy Butt Acres

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    OK, how about some pictures of the chicks from back in April of last year?

    Let's start with Fluffy Butts, what better place?
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    Here is Jabber. He was crazy from the start.
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    And here is Hattie, so sweet and friendy from day 1.
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  8. Dona Worry

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    I love it! What lovely birds!
     
  9. BY Bob

    BY Bob Proprietor, Fluffy Butt Acres

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    Thanks. I love your birds and stories as well. Hopefully Jabber turns out to be as brave as Nardole.
     
  10. Dona Worry

    Dona Worry Crowing

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    I bet he will. And he is so handsome!
     

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