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Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Caitenji, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Caitenji

    Caitenji In the Brooder

    Mar 13, 2012
    Northeast Missouri
    We're just starting out on our backyard chicken adventure. Right now our flock consists of 7 chicks (all named by my 5 year old daughter). [​IMG]

    First is Rainbow. She is an Easter egger pullet. Very sweet and calm. Pictured at 12 days old.


    Next is Tinkerbell, a Barred Plymouth Rock pullet. Also 12 days old. She's my daughter's favorite (although I'm not entirely sure the feeling is mutual, lol.)


    My daughter wanted some feather-legged chicks, so we also have 3 Cochin bantams. They were straight run, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed that at least one of them is a pullet! Being optimistic, they all have girl's names.

    This is Sally, a buff Cochin bantam at 12 days old.


    Next is Karina, a partridge Cochin bantam at 12 days old. She had a REALLY close encounter with our 18 year old cat her first night home. Somehow, the kitty managed to get through the cardboard box and open the cage the chicks were in. I had to remove Karina from her mouth, but, amazingly, she's been no worse for the wear.


    Next is Julie, our black Cochin bantam, also 12 days old.


    Last Friday, we picked up a couple more Easter egger chicks. No idea yet if these are boys or girls (they were in with the "Pan Fry Special").

    So, we have Muffy (pictured at 5 days).


    And Buffy. Also 5 days old.


    I'm really enjoying reading all the stories on this forum!


  2. GardenGal

    GardenGal Songster

    Mar 11, 2011
    Western WA

    Great breeds, you'll have lots of fun with them :)
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    They're all precious! I love their names as well! [​IMG] [​IMG] from S. Florida! I'm sure you're going to love raising chickens!! Enjoy! [​IMG]
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Wow! Your chicken math is working great! How lucky you were able to save the chick from the cat. Good looking crew!

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