Little vultures now gorgeous!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by 2hotchicks, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. 2hotchicks

    2hotchicks Songster

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    0517CD12-7256-4361-B94E-1872921A475D.jpeg After wanting chickens for many years, our town now allows up to 4 hens. So, in early September my two approximately 6 week old slw arrived. I was so excited. Then, I saw my little birds. They looked like some sort of prehistoric little vultures. My chicken expert coworker assured me my little vultures would grow into gorgeous birds but I kept thinking, why are my chickens so ugly? Luckily, my coworker was correct & my little vultures are growing into lovely birds. The girls hear, "They look like little chickens" so often that they come running when I say it lol. In the picture, Mildred was more interested in her food than the camera, but Louise was happy to pose.
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Crowing

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    They are beautiful. Even after 50+ years of raising birds I sometimes forget that "little vultures" often grow into something quite beautiful.

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    Thank you. These are my first chickens ever, at 55 years young. I could hardly believe these little things were my first chickens, they looked like baby vultures.
    Your little roo also grew into a quite handsome young man. I guess I just received my birds when they were in the homely stage lol. How old was the roo when first pic was taken?
     
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    nchls school Crowing

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    The first picture shows the roo's mom with her next chicks; quail chicks. The second picture the serama chicks are 2 weeks old. The third is a chick after maturity (6 months).
     
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  5. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Grandkids and chickens, what more could you want

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    They're such beautiful birds! :love
     
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