My Feathered Family

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by cmitchell, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. cmitchell

    cmitchell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here are pictures of my girls. My consists of 15 Light Brahma laying hens we purchased from a major hatchery for egg production. Recently we adopted a hodgepodge of feathered girls and boys..rescuing them from a very over-crowded pen.

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    These next sets of pictures are the rescue birds. We have no idea what breed/variety/cross they are or whether some of them are girls or boys. Any input would be greatly appreciated!


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  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Very nice. I don't know breeds but they are all beautiful. That's nice that you took them in.

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  3. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Those are beautiful pictures! I wish I could take good clear ones like that!
     
  4. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good for sanving them!
     
  5. cmitchell

    cmitchell Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just got a roo for my 15 light brahma hens! He's a handsome buff brahma..just a couple weeks younger than my girls. I got him from friends who thought they got all female chicks last spring only to find out that 4 of them were roosters. I put him right in with the hens and other than a few challenges from the cheekier girls he seems to be settling in just fine. I'll try to post some pics of him in the next few days. I'm going to let a couple of the broodiest hens set in the spring..can't wait to see the babies hatch out!
     
  6. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Set 3 is a silver laced wyandotte roo.
     
  7. sheilawagner

    sheilawagner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good photography taking. Even the rescued birds photographed well, and some of them are actually really good looking. There are some beat up ones, also grumpy looking ones, but I think after a while of being happy and content, they'll lighten up for sure.
     
  8. cmitchell

    cmitchell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here is a picture of the 8 month old Buff Brahma rooster a friend gave to me yesterday. I think he is beautiful. I put him in with my Light Brahma hens in hopes that there will be some chicks in the spring.

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  9. cmitchell

    cmitchell Chillin' With My Peeps

    UPDATE: We have happily re-homed six of the rescued roosters..one more left to find a home for. We are keeping all the pullets/hens and will be adding them to our main flock soon.
     
  10. Oboistonquack

    Oboistonquack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It makes me happy to see all the rescued roosters!! I applaud you for saving them. [​IMG] Your birds are lovely!
     
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