Newbies and Chicken/poultry fever

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by cheepchicks, May 15, 2007.

  1. cheepchicks

    cheepchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello all,

    I am Kim. I bought a white silky rooster, 3 hens and 6 guineas at auction in the fall. Unfortunately a Possum ate all my hens. Then I got ran over by my horse OUCH ! Nearly killed me was in CCU for several days. Just before this I ordered 25 rare and very rare chicks from McMurray hatchery. They arrived the day before I got injured. I Love my chickies...they are outside now and have a large coop and yard to play and run in. Some of the chicks I have identified the breed of others no luck. But, I am having fun watching them grow and sometimes drag a lawn chair in with them so I can watch their antics. This has been great for letting all my broken bones heal and for peace of mind. Evidently I now have some sort of bird fever now as last weekend found me back at the auction where I bought 5 Royal Palm turkey chicks and 4 new silky chicks some of which I hope are hens for my poor silky rooster. I will add a picture of some of them. all of them are 8 weeks old in these pictures.

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    Anyway I just thought I would share some of my pictures. I will get some pics of the new silkys and turkeys soon.

    Kim
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Chicken fever is easy to catch and incurable. So I guess you will just have to hang out here and discuss chickens with the rest of the afflicted.[​IMG]
     
  3. barg

    barg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome back, hope your feeling better.
    Seems ive seen some of these pics before [​IMG] I still dont know much about alot of breeds but ide guess the one in back, in the pic 3rd from the bottom is a cuckoo maran based on where you bought it and its overall look.
    I cant tell for sure if the one 2nd from the top is the same bird , if it is, I'll still make the same guess, but I cant see its comb that well. ( I'll take a guess based on the legs and say it probably is the same bird, let me know if i'm wrong)
    As for the rest, I cant hazzard a guess, thats not my department. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2007
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    welcome back....and I am so glad to hear you are on the mend. Yup, the best thing you can do now, is sit, and heal. Well....of course physical therapy ( chaseing a stray chick once in a while) LOL What cute chicks you have there. Nice selection!
     
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Pretty chicks you have there! And a lot of roosters, too!
     
  6. TJ

    TJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Kim, welcome to "Chickens Anonymous"! So glad you're here![​IMG]

    lol...

    TJ ~:>

    P.S. - Hope you're doing better...[​IMG]
     
  7. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

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    Aren't chickens cool? Hope you heal well.
     
  8. cheepchicks

    cheepchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all for the welcome....and yes I have posted these pictures about a week ago I think on what breed section.....but I wanted to say Hi to everyone and introduce myself.....As to Cuckoo Marans...I believe that is correct and I have 3 of them.....I also think I have cochins black, buff and Grey or blue I suppose....I love the chickies and I am sooooo glad I got some [​IMG]

    PS I am doing well ribs still ache often...but they were all broken multiple times so it is to be expected and my wrist is still pretty tender but...I do my PT and pick up the chicks as often as possible. [​IMG]
     
  9. SunChick

    SunChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! See they are "Cheap Therapy!"
     

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