Never send a kid on an important errand...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Terry Allan Hall, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. Terry Allan Hall

    Terry Allan Hall Out Of The Brooder

    Yesterday, I send my son over to a neighbor to pick up 6 Americauna chicks...he came back with 4 Americauna chicks and two Transylvanian Naked-necks (Turkens, to some folks)!

    These are two of the most butt-ugly birds I've ever seen...naturally, my wife has already named them, so I reckon they're staying! [​IMG]

    Hope they're both hens...
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    HAHA!! Tooo funny! I agree on the "turkens" They are odd looking. A face only a mother could love. Gotta love kids...picking out something odd like that hu?? Congrats on the new additions tho!
     
  3. Terry Allan Hall

    Terry Allan Hall Out Of The Brooder

    The more I look at them in the "nursery" I set up in the kitchen, the more I think they look just like little buzzards!
     
  4. karri25

    karri25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I totally agree with the whole buzzard thing!!! Everytime I see someon eselling them I'm always like.."why?" I'm sure you will get a lot of attention from your little buzzards!!! With me I normally end up loving the ugly ones the most:)
     
  5. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they look just like little buzzards


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  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    They are so ugly that their cuties!!!...DH so far says no way!....lol
     
  7. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a funny story. What's up with your location Republic of Tejas? Last time I checked it was still Texas. [​IMG]
     
  8. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have two naked necks that just hatched over the weekend and I am in LOVE [​IMG] I always thought they were the ugliest things until now.

    My daughter thinks they're ostriches and actually checked out a book from the library yesterday to look them up!!!

    Ashley
     
  9. Terry Allan Hall

    Terry Allan Hall Out Of The Brooder

    Quote:Texas (Tejas is the original spelling) is still a republic...the rest of America just kinda hangs around, hoping that our [​IMG]-factor might rub off on the less fortunates... [​IMG]

    My "buzzards":

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    "Turkey Buzzard" and a couple Americauna chicks
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    "Turkey Buzzard" and "Condor Rice"
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2007
  10. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
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    Gotcha, Terry. That is the truth. [​IMG]
     

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