Neigborhood Chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by petertor, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. petertor

    petertor Out Of The Brooder

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    Just getting to know these chickens.They live in the neighborhood, apparently on their own. They roam around, cross the road, roost in a set of trees just above this photo. Breed? Sex?
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  2. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All three are boys. As far as breed goes? Game mix?
     
  3. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2, Silver duckwing.
     
  4. petertor

    petertor Out Of The Brooder

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    Well if they are all boys, how much success would I have if I tried to integrate them into an existing, mature flock of hens: 5 Jersey Giants and 1 odd-ball (see my avatar)? Maybe introduce 1 and find other homes for the other 2?
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    since they have been together they might be fine. A little dominance fight here and there but that might be all, or it wont work at all. and your odd ball hen is a golden laced polish
     
  6. sevenbabychicks

    sevenbabychicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your oddball is a beautiful golden-laced polish! For 6 hens, I'd definitely recommend no more than one rooster. Maybe someone on Craigslist will want the other two? They sure are gorgeous boys [​IMG]
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Why not just leave them alone? Are they hurting anything?
     
  8. TheJadeChicken

    TheJadeChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think the OP is not worried about them hurting something, but something hurting/hunting/killing them. Or worse.
     
  9. petertor

    petertor Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, the reason for my concern is that the trees that they roost in is on property "For Sale". I was going to contact the Real Estate agent and see what's up. If they are seen as a problem like devaluing the property or the new owners don't want them, I was going to do something. Otherwise, they seem to be a fixture in the neighborhood and fend for themselves quite nicely.

    What's totally fun is to take a look at the property using Google Maps. The address is 4873 Eldred St. LA 90042. Punch it up on Google Maps and take a look. I was hoping the camera shots showed the boys roosting in the trees or hanging out, but alas they ar not in view.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Cool chickens!
     

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