just wanted to show my birds :)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by stumble_n_mumble, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. stumble_n_mumble

    stumble_n_mumble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    hey guys. i always talk about my birds but have not posted pictures of all of them and today i have the time so i might as well. [​IMG]

    i currently have 8... 4 ducks and 4 chickens. here they are:

    First up is Stumble:
    I rescued her from our local meat farm when she was only a couple hours out of the egg. She is my first duck and will be 2 years old in September. She is a pekin duck.

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    Next is Bill:
    Bill is my first rooster that i have decided to keep. He is very friendly and very small. His crow is very quiet and he only crows for about a half hour. He is 4 months old. He is a silkie.

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    Next is Sookie:
    Sookie was hatched from shipped eggs under my other white silkie. She is from lavender parents and she is very very friendly. She is 5 months old and is beautiful.

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    Next is Klutzy:
    The name was never supposed to stick but it has.... we have tried to change her name plenty of times but it never quite worked Lol. She is a blue swedish which i rescued from a farm that had over 350 ducklings they acquired and i picked her out of the bunch. She is about a year old now.

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    Next is my runner.... who doesnt have a name ?ideas?:
    The runner was hatched under my silkie with sookie and is one of the best ducks i have. She runs all over with her quick step and is just adorable. She is 5 months old and i believe she thinks i am her mate lol as you can see in the last picture. (she looks low to the ground on most of them because she is constantly head bobbing at me! LOL!)

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    My newest addition and with no name:
    This is a mixed breed duckling that was on the pond near my house. His foot was chomped on by my guess is a snapping turtle and he limps around pretty bad. When i found him i rushed him to the vet and he didn't need antibiotics or anything because it was a old injury. Since it was not a wild breed i took him home and he has fallen in love with my other girls. I believe its a male from the thickness of his head/neck and could be a mixed breed between a pekin/black swed/mallard. He is very cute and i hope i have made him happy. Any names?

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    Next is Yoko:
    She was hatched at my job and was the tiniest one because she was a japanese. i took her home and she had bad feet issues and i was able to fix her up. she is the "odd one" because i only have 3 other silkies. she is very wild and i just let her do her thing. [​IMG]

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    (the only picture i could get of her)

    Last but not least is Mumble:
    She is a silkie and was my first hatched chick ever. she was shipped from kentucky silkies on byc and was the only one to hatch. I absolutely love her and she is the BEST chicken ever. No one tops her. She will be two years old in september.

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  2. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

    Jun 24, 2010
    Nice DUCKIES!!!! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2010
  3. stumble_n_mumble

    stumble_n_mumble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    thanks you [​IMG]!
     
  4. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    love the pictures, stumble_n_mumble.

    the names i was thinkin of might be confusing for the birds,
    but based on your user name,

    fumble,
    bumble,
    tweedle dee
    tweedle dum.

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    beth
     
  5. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i luv them all! your silkie roo looks just like mine! for the runner duck, i'd suggest Splash-he looks like her has splash feathering and as a duck he obviously SPLASHES when he swims! either that, or Storm- he looks like a mixed hen i have with that name! for the mixed duck, if you named him Bumble, he would have a namesake- Storm's deceased sister was all black like that. we thought Storm and Bumble would be roosters when they hatched, so we gave them simple names we could part with pretty easily. originally they were Puff and Bumble, then Stormpuff and Bumble, then we kinda shortened it to Storm. Bumble died about a year and a half ago, and i still greive for her. she parished quite suddenly- one day she was there and the next i found her lying in the nest box, her head bent at that awkward position that comes with death. i have been waiting for another bird to come along that could be named for her- i almost got Honeybee, a golden sebright, but someone else took her before i had the chance. it would be great if you named your duck after her. let me know what you decide!
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Nice collection!
     
  7. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woah, that's a cool looking runner! [​IMG]
     
  8. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

    Jun 24, 2010
    Also Mumble Is AWESOME! I love her little poof hat. [​IMG]
     
  9. Pet Duck Boy

    Pet Duck Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    WOW, your pekin is....huge! I wish mine would eat more, mine girl is only 4-5 pounds and is a VERY picky eater! Love the others though, and now I get the username. [​IMG]
     
  10. bigchicken2

    bigchicken2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your silkies are SO CUTE!
     

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