New here w/pics! (Dial-up warning...)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Roux, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. Roux

    Roux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello fellow chicken enthusiasts!!! I've been lurking here for awhile & finally joined this fantastic site. First off, let me thank you all for such wonderful information...it has been a great resource for me as I foray into the world of chickendom.

    I'm currently keeping a mixed group, consisting of Turkens, Cochins, Silkies, Ameraucanas, & buff Orpingtons (all younger birds, 2-3 months of age), and 4 resident Guinea hens.

    We also keep peach-faced lovebirds, English budgies, a Princess of Wales parakeet, and a pair of Laughing Kookaburras.

    Anyway, here are some pics of some of my favorites:

    "Annie"
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    "Petunia"
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    "Sierra"
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    "Dakota"
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    "Munchkin"
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    "Ziggy" (my lone rooster)
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    A yet-unnamed buff Orpington
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    Some of the Ameraucanas:
    "Lily"
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    Et al.
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    These are some of the most rewarding, relaxing birds I've ever kept...I work with animals full-time, and my chickens are now my downtime! Hanging out with them & listening to their soft, soothing peeps is better than any therapy I could possibly imagine. They really give me a new appreciation for learning to be still & just enjoy the moment, a cherished break from the hustle & bustle of daily life.

    SO glad to be here...thanks again!

    Roux [​IMG]
     
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  2. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC! You have such pretty chickens!
     
  3. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    Good to have you on board. Where ya'll are?
     
  4. Roux

    Roux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for the warm reply! We're up here on the Arctic tundra (and political frenzy [​IMG]) of New Hampshire. [​IMG] Although I'm FROM Texas, just to clarify, of course. [​IMG]
     
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  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Cool chickens... you posted the same pic for Annie and Sierra.

    I wanna see the Kookaburra's! [​IMG]
     
  6. Roux

    Roux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Hi Wilkdsky! Thanks for the heads-up - that pic should be fixed now.

    Here is my pair of Kooks. Both pics, Sydney (male) on the left, Bindi (female) on the right.
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  7. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2007
    welcome, dakota is cool. [​IMG]
     
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  8. Roux

    Roux Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Thank you!!! I try not to play favorites, but Dakota is just a gem, a supersweet bird & one that I absolutely love to pieces! [​IMG]
     
  9. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Welcome to BYC....you have some beautiful birds. Those kooks are very interesting. Never seen anything like that before. The beaks are so big, i think i would be afraid to hold them [​IMG]
     
  10. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome,

    Lily is my fave. She's a very pretty girl.

    Cara
     

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