My flock is great!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by amoeba, Dec 5, 2018 at 6:21 PM.

  1. amoeba

    amoeba In the Brooder

    Nov 9, 2018
    Pacific NW
    Hi everyone! I've been keeping chickens for about two years now, and I'm really glad to be able to do so! I live in an urban area which allows chickens and have a lovely private front yard which they can free range in, and I'm able to watch my little chicken zoo from my couch (when I'm not outside with them).

    My current flock:
    -Opal Delorean of Wyandotte, Protector of the Flock (Silver-laced Wyandotte, alpha chicken and not big on us humans)
    -Pizzarella of Wyandotte, Dreadwing Behemoth (Some kind of gold-laced Wyandotte mix, third in pecking order despite being very large and BFFs with Opal)
    -Jenny Redbeak the Vigilant, Frizzler of Worlds (a "failed frizzle" bantam Silkie mix who is beautiful and grumpy)
    -Queen-Empress Wishes of Suchy ("Wishes", a self-blue OEGB who looks like a dove, makes the strangest sounds, and runs to us like the wind)

    In the future I plan to see if anyone has ideas about what mix Pizzarella might be, because she has grey legs and a single comb so she definitely isn't full Wyandotte. She is also HUGE and with an orange bottom to one toe on each foot, I suspect she could have some Jersey Giant in her.

    Additional shoutouts to two of my original 3-chicken flock (along with Jenny) who died this year of apparently unrelated infections:
    -Largo Stormrock, (former) Dreadwing Behemoth and Protector of the Flock (Barred Rock)
    -Laserwolf Withershins the Wily, Smallest of Her Name (much-loved Rosecomb bantam)

    I look forward to posting pictures of these major sweeties at a later time. They bring me a great deal of delight and my partner and I love them very much. Our cats, Lucy and Valentine, are completely indifferent.
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2018 at 6:30 PM
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Quail Hatch TBD

    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock!
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  3. Melky

    Melky Crowing

    Jul 23, 2018
    Edgewood, KY
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  4. Ducksandchickens

    Ducksandchickens Crowing

    Apr 24, 2018
    North Western Ohio
    :frow:welcome Welcome to byc @amoeba! Hope you enjoy your time here and I can’t wait for some pics of the flock and cats! As a cat lover myself (as you can see in my profile picture) i adore kitties!
    Nobody is at the bottom of the pecking order here! :lol::celebrate
  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

    Mar 21, 2016
    Maricopa, AZ. (near Phoenix)
    Hello, and welcome! You have an interesting flock with some unusual names!
  6. Rick M

    Rick M Songster

    Jun 21, 2018
    Southwest Missouri
    Hello and welcome to BYC:frow
  7. DobieLover

    DobieLover Free Ranging

    Jul 23, 2018
    Apalachin, NY
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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Good evening, and welcome to BYC.
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    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
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  10. N F C

    N F C no time like snow time

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!

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  11. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Happy Holidays to all my BYC Peeps!

    Jun 26, 2014
    Upstate NY
    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee

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