Got my chickens!! (Pics Included)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Picky Chicky, Oct 20, 2008.

  1. Picky Chicky

    Picky Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally got my girls! DD named them, and I'm hoping to get more at our next swap on Nov. 1st.

    The pictures aren't the best (it was night out), but I'll have more later...

    In the middle are our two buff Japanese bantams, "Kim" and "Karen". "Angel" is the white EE at the bottom right. And that's "Doughnut" (the other EE) in the back right.
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    "Cookie" is our sweet and tame EE girl... I think she's started getting annoyed with "Kim" & "Karen" as they were moving themselves into the middle of their little huddle.
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    Close up of "Cookie"
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    Close up of "Doughnut" (left) and "Angel" (right)
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    I'm hoping to have some more pictures of them outside. It's cute to watch their personalities mesh together. Doughnut is definitely the alpha gal, and I think that's followed by Cookie (who enjoys picking on Kim and Karen)... Angel is just kind of my loaner girl that everyone ignores. I think Doughnut and Angel got into it their first day together as I saw some of their feathers laying about in the coop after a bunch of commotion. They've seemed to have worked it out.

    I CAN'T WAIT TO GET MORE!! [​IMG]
     
  2. NU CHICKS

    NU CHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  3. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats to you!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cute! [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Wonderful... but do they have some conventional roosts?

    That wire looks tough to stand on.
     
  6. Picky Chicky

    Picky Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Coming soon [​IMG] - DH needs to install them (I'm not crafty at all). We have several closet rods that we were going to use. We plan to put the roosts in the coop and a few fun ones in the run. I'd love to think DH will install the roosts on his next day off but since he's not into the chickens (unless they're dinner), he'll probably wait until I can help him with getting the girls out of the way.
     
  7. BayCityBabe

    BayCityBabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful birds!
    I was told that the roosts need to be wider than closet poles- like 2x4s. Our roosts in the run are two old wooden saw horses. No one is very handy at our house, either.
     
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  8. Picky Chicky

    Picky Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's good to know! Thanks for the heads up. [​IMG]

    We have some scrap wood that would fit the bill perfectly for my standards. I wonder if the bantams would be OK with the large closet rods? I don't want them miserable - that's certain!
     

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