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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by jchny2000, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. CRSelvey

    CRSelvey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you and yes, the bottom one is from my EE, Nutella. Its actually a really pretty blue/green color but my camera isn't as good as I'd like. She is the black and orange girl that is giving the camera the stink eye. I probably would too if I was the only girl in that group.

    Thank you everyone about the chick, its definitely not nice, but I'm going to focus on the positive today. I sent a message to Judy last night and she is meeting me this morning with another girl. That is so nice of her. I can't tell you guys how much I like these little AS birds. They are the cutest chicks I've seen. Last night I spent a long time holding the little girl I still have (to be named later) and she is incredibly friendly. She hopped up into my hand and went to sleep on me. [​IMG] If they aren't the cutest ever, please don't tell me because my coop is now full. [​IMG]

    I hope everyone has a great day.

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  2. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    I lurk around the Brahma thread and soft shelled eggs seems like a very common problem for them.
     
  3. MillerBirds

    MillerBirds Out Of The Brooder

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    First day of traveling with 7 vehicles, 19 people, and 800 miles down; just 6 hrs more to go.
    Only blew one tire so far, and hopefully will keep it like that!


    Friends are coming over to gather eggs while I am away, and yesterday my friend came over and happily gathering eggs from my coop. Her husband looks in the basket and said that is the oddest egg I have ever seen. Lo and behold it was my 'decoy'....a ball for fuseball. Lol

    Have a beautiful Tuesday!!
     
  4. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    Have fun on your trip, im on vaction right now too! I am Michigan. I am going home tomorrow and I am ready too, I have been ready since I first got here, but it has been fun. I miss my chickens lol. I was going to pick up some chickens but I dont want to make them ride in a car 4-5 hours.
     
  5. MillerBirds

    MillerBirds Out Of The Brooder

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    If they aren't the cutest ever, please don't tell me because my coop is now full. [​IMG] I hope everyone has a great day. [​IMG] These are CRSelvey's chickens and yes they are beautiful. Quite a nice colorful flock!! :) (P.S. Sorry I am on my phone, and messed up this post and have no way of deleting)
     
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  6. Quinstar

    Quinstar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've sent a message to babymakes6 and crazypetlady but haven't heard back yet. I don't want to raise a chick alone so I'll probably wait until next spring. We'll see what happens. Could I perhaps take you up on the offer to hatch some BLRW next spring? I have a good friend who wanted to get one as well. Maybe we could even time it with the hatch of some your legbars so you're not doing a separate hatch just for me.


    I'm trying to stay clear of roosters. Already have one and it seems like you always end up with more than you wanted anyway.

    Thanks though!


    Thanks, I've actually sent them a message to see if they have anything available.


    I've discovered just how dumb my guineas are. It's a good thing they are so pretty. They are really good at just following the chickens around, which is a plus cause I don't think they'd ever find their way around without them. Yesterday I heard them enter into their "sky is falling" mode and went outside to check it out. Low and behold my chickens are in our yard where they are supposed to be and the guineas are running circles around my neighbors coop trying to get into his chickens. I think they got extra confused because they follow Wanda (BR) everyone. Pretty sure they think she is a guinea. My neighbor also has some BR's and I think it was just too much for the little guineas minds to handle. I called for them and they just starred at me freaking out, but thankfully my chickens are a bit smarter and went over to get the guineas and bring them home.

    Never a dull moment with our feathered kids. ;)
     
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  7. Quinstar

    Quinstar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the eggs!!!! Still waiting for mine. My girls are roughly 15 & 18 weeks so I think we still have a bit to go. I'm going to go nuts when we finally get one. Building the nesting boxes this weekend so maybe that will give them some inspiration!
     
  8. strssdmom

    strssdmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! We are just getting started. Out of our 22 hens, we are getting about 6 eggs a day. So far I know some of our ISA Browns and Amber Links are laying. We got the speckled egg and the little light brown one just yesterday. I am assuming the speckled one is the BR or the SLW. The little light brown (almost pink) egg I assume is from the BO.
     
  9. ShawnaScott

    ShawnaScott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apparently I am just a horrible chicken mother. Zach told me he was having a hard time finding all the chickens, and he thought that they had went into the corn. We went out to look for them, and I find a random bale of straw. I've asked everyone I know, and no one brought it. All but 5 of my chickens are gone. Three silkies, two roosters. I thought maybe they had been stolen (it was 10 chickens) and then I found a ton of feathers from my RIR. And then I found her foot. I have no idea what would eat everything but the foot. Or what could eat 10 chickens. I haven't found any other feathers, and most of my chickens had very distinct feather patterns. I'm thinking I'm going to start a new flock. So if anyone has any chickens to sell, please let me know. Also, any tips on how to NOT kill chickens would be appreciated.
     
  10. bradselig

    bradselig Overrun With Chickens

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    sorry to hear this! When did it happen? It is possible that the others were just scared away and will return once they calm down? When I had corn behind me last year, the chickens would go hide, play, scratch, ect in there pretty much all day long. By sunset they were all back in the yard getting ready to roost in the coop.
    So if this was just this morning, give them time as some may come back.
     

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