My first chicks! (with pictures)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by itsazoo, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. itsazoo

    itsazoo Out Of The Brooder

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    After almost a year of researching and planning and waiting I finally have my first batch of chickens.

    They arrived bright and early at the post office today at 6:30am. Sadly I only had time to get them into the brooder and dash to work, but they're so cute!

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    I got:
    2 Ameraucana
    2 Dominique
    2 Spangled Russian Orloff
    2 Columbian Wyandotte
    2 Light Brahma
    2 Buff Chantecler
    2 White Giant (I'd ordered Black but Ideal sent me White instead - ggrr)
    5 Appenzeller Spitzhauben
    2 Cream Brabanter
    2 Blue Hamburg
    2 Gold Spangled Hamburg

    Everybody seems strong and healthy and I can't wait to get home to see them. I'm starting to see how chicken obsession happens...
     
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2009
  2. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    Congratulations!!! That is great that everyone is healthy!! I can't wait to see pics!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

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    Wow! It looks like you have a wonderful variety of chicks; we love seeing pics of chicks! Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  4. Mandalina

    Mandalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2009
    Savannah,MO
    congrats!!!!!!!
     
  5. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    and of course, the pictures are coming?
     
  6. sweetie54

    sweetie54 Out Of The Brooder

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    good luck and now your gonna have fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The kids really like to play with my chickens and i love them!!! They keep me company in the yard and they eat all the weeds too!!!!!!
     
  7. itsazoo

    itsazoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Pictures as requested!

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    Still in the box they were shipped in (ya I was a little excited!)

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    Boomer, my 2 1/2 year old golden retriever/labrador retriever trying to figure out just how much of a bird dog he is! He's real gentle actually and never trained with birds but he sure is interested in them!
     
  8. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    awwwww......I am so envious. They look very sweet, even the big black one!!!
     
  9. Bantam Bodon

    Bantam Bodon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The wait is over! Mine should be coming in Saturday, its hard waiting like this. Have fun!
     
  10. itsazoo

    itsazoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Some chicklet pictures. I'm so amazed with these little girls. They change SO FAST! I find myself sitting and watching them. The boyfriend calls it watching "the peep show" [​IMG]


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    This was their first night home.

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    The chick with the light brown face (Cream Brabanter) died at 4 days of unknown causes. [​IMG]

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    The remaining Cream Brabanter

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    Appenzeller Spitzhauben (I think)

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    Spangled Russian Orloff

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    "Siren" the Guinea with the stripes. The chick to her left is my favorite (and I think she's an EE cause she doesn't look like anything else!)

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    Hhmmm, we dunno what she is!

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    Light Brahma

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    They're so cute at 1 week with their wing & tail feathers coming in!

    Too many pictures? Sorry! I'm becoming "Chicken Obsessed"!
     
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2009

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