New Chickens!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by hanekins, Jan 15, 2017.

  1. hanekins

    hanekins Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought two new hens today :) I'm pretty excited about them. I know one (the one with blue legs/face) is a Silkie cross. I can't remember what the other is crossed with.

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    The top photo is Snowbell, and the bottom is Rice.
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Congrats! Hopefully they come through quarantine with no signs of illness and you can get them in with your other birds and the integration goes smoothly :)
     
  3. hanekins

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    Fingers crossed! Their quarantine pen is in the opposite corner of the yard from my coop.
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    You might wanna treat for scaly leg mites while they're in quarantine because the bottom girl looks like she has them. I'm battling with them on a flock of OEGBs I recently rescued and have in quarantine.
     
  5. hanekins

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    I will! Thanks!
     
  6. hanekins

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    Snowbell is a bit of a jerk. I've had to place food in multiple locations so that Rice can have some.
     
  7. N F C

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    Congrats on your new girls, hope you are enjoying them!
     
  8. hanekins

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    Thank you! I couldn't resist them.

    I'm getting some Ameracaunas next week and then my flock will be complete. Now I just have to build a second quarantine area.
     
  9. hanekins

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    The two new girls seem to want to stay in their makeshift coop a lot. They've come out to eat and drink and forage a bit, but they're mostly hiding out.

    Does this sound like something to worry about? To be fair, I've been in the yard a lot today and making a lot of noise getting a second quarantine space ready.
     
  10. b.hromada

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    Congrats! They're adorable! Enjoy!
     

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