Look what I got for free today!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Farmin Momma, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. Farmin Momma

    Farmin Momma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Today I went and picked up my free chickens. 3 hens and a big roo, they are Black Cochins! I can't wait to see them outside again, their green shows up so much better outside. I will add more pics when they are out tomorrow. But I had to share with people that will love them as much as I do.[​IMG]
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    I was told they are only 8 months old!
    I am trying to come up with a name for the Roo. His is just so big and manly I want a ruff tuff name for him, like Zuse or Apollo. He is not mean so far, I had to catch them myself and he did not try and attack me when I went after his girls first.
    Guess we will see how he acts for the next few days.
     
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  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] Lucky you! Just beautiful. [​IMG]
     
  3. evenstargirl

    evenstargirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Beautiful!! So are they full sized? I can't tell in the photo!
     
  4. AnimalLady123

    AnimalLady123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did some research and came up with...

    1.Levi
    2.Omar
    3.Rufus
    4.Eggburt
    5.Diablo
    6.Pete
    7.Patches
    8.Jesus (Hay-Suse)
    9.Jose Jalepenio On A Stick (?)
    10.CaCa
    11.Mr.Big Cock
     
  5. Desirai

    Desirai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awww you're so lucky!!! I want cochins!!!
     
  6. braindead101

    braindead101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he looks like a Manfred to me
     
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Lucky you! Awesome birds!
     
  8. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh how lucky are you!?! They're beautiful. I have a LF Black Cochin roo who's about 10 months old, he's such a sweetie pie. Are your hens bearded? It could just be the picture, but they look bearded to me. So cute!
     
  9. littlethorn

    littlethorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! You can't do better than beauties like that for FREE!
     
  10. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    They are a good looking group of chickens. I love my jumbo Cochins - they are quite sweet tempered. My rooster is three years old and has spurs that are three inches long, but he has never tried to kick me. This is not the best photo of Colin, but you can see one spur among his feathers. Zeus is a great name idea. You could go to a Greek mythology web site and get inspiration for the hens' names, too.
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