My babies are starting to look like chickens! PICS

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Moonwalker, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. Moonwalker

    Moonwalker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BO's and EE's are looking like miniature chickens instead of something out of the rag bag unlike my poor Skittles, who are definately at "THAT" stage of developement.
    Blue EE pullet(?)
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    Poor Skittles!
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    Buttercup Roo.
    He is one of the friendly ones, he will jump up on my arm.
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    Well, MOST of them are past the "Bad Hair Day" stage...
    this is Sweetpea, she is my lap chicken. she will come sit on my lap everytime she gets the chance.
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    "If I hunch down, I'll be the same size, and maybe she'll think I'm a chicken!"
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  2. StellaRella

    StellaRella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it when they start to feel like "real" chickens!
     
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Awwwww Look at the Skittles... all grown up! [​IMG] Is that the turkey?
     
  4. amystours

    amystours Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG, I came SOOOO close to getting a turkey today! Unfortunately, I don't know anything about them, and I didn't know if they would "go" well with the chickens, so I left it there....what kind are yours??
     
  5. Moonwalker

    Moonwalker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure what breed they are. It looks like the consensus is leaning towards Broad Breasted Bronze.
    They are getting along with the chickens, but they need a higher protien % feed than the chicks. I just feed them all the hi pro stuff for now. I will eventually give them their own pen, as they need sturdier roosts and some people have warned that they can crush chickens by jumping on them when playing, fighting or coming down from the roosts.
    For now, they are not much bigger/heavier than the chicks.
     

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