New Hens!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by dwa, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. dwa

    dwa Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 30, 2007
    I haven't posted for a few weeks and wanted everyone to know that, on Monday, I received (via USPS) two new hens. Since the death of our beloved bantam hen in February, our Silver Duckwing Rooster has been a little lonely.

    I went on a search of breeders in Ohio and found someone with two hens for sale. I received a Gold Duckwing hen and a Millie Fleur pullet. My roo took to them right away. He has been nothing but a gentleman. On the very first day he took the ladies a tour of our fenced in back yard. He delights in finding insects for them, warning them against any dangers (real & imagined) and generally being what God created him to be.

    The new hens will never replace the little bantam that we raised from two days old ... but they (Millie and Mini) are wonderful in their own way.

    Sorry for such a long post. Love the forum.

  2. Llysse

    Llysse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2007
    What a nice story--so glad your roo has company now, and that he likes the new girls. [​IMG]
  3. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 20, 2007
    dwa, welcome back. Glad to hear you have a mini flock again, I'm sure the lonesome boy is really happy again.[​IMG]

  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana glad you were able to find your roo some ladies. Sounds like he is a perfect gentleman. They are some really lucky gals! Welcome pics?? I would love to see them!
  5. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    That's great news! Sorry about your hen...
  6. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

    Jan 15, 2007
    Shepherdstown, WV
    [​IMG] That is such great news, hope you can post pics soon.
    Good to hear from you again, and enjoy your little flock!!

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