our chickens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by sanctuaryworker, May 8, 2009.

  1. sanctuaryworker

    sanctuaryworker Out Of The Brooder

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    I dont know much about chickens. I have only been a chicken mom for about 4 months, but I am enjoying all of our girls. I am always surprised by their unique personalities.
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    We received 10 hens back in February of this year all who were rescued from a factory farm. They were debeaked and some of them are missing toes.

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    I believe that they are Rhode Island Reds. Before we got them, they had never been able to perch or take dust baths.

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    Thats Mary she's my favorite, and thank goodness her feathers are looking better and growing back in.

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    Thats Rosco he's so sweet, even with 10 girls to protect he still enjoys spending time sitting on my lap or letting me hug him. He's an awesome awesome guy.

    Well, that's them! We are in the process of designing a coop for them and sectioning off a yard for them. We do have many large predators around so we are building their coop in the same paddock as our burros hoping that will raise the level of safety.
     
  2. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those are very nice chickens, Sanctuary! They're lucky to have found a home where they can be happy!!

    Those aren't Rhode Island Reds - they're Red Star or something like that. Whatever the breed, they're beautiful. That rooster is breathtaking, and how fortunate that he is a sweetheart.
     
  3. sanctuaryworker

    sanctuaryworker Out Of The Brooder

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    red star? I will have to look that up thanks!
     
  4. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW, they all look wonderful! Good job giving them such a good home, now they can enjoy life![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Cyberous

    Cyberous Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for rescuing these guys,.. they look very happy!

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  6. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    Wow, those chickens look so much happier now! Good job!!

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