Pennsylvania!! Unite!!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. patrickschick

    patrickschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HA! I already met Eli! Went and got button quail from him yesterday! So blow it out your ear! LOL

    And his birds are bantams. The roo looks alot like a silver dorking. The one hen looks more like a feather shanked bantam langshan. That would be mama and RoPo's call.
     
  2. chiques chicks

    chiques chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Breeding color question.
    If I breed a white chicken and a black chicken, are the offspring different depending which is the hen and which is the rooster?
    Probably a stupid question. I know, no stupid questions (just stupid people, I are one at times ;) )
     
  3. fisherlady

    fisherlady Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks Blarney, not my whole flock... a few more that I didn't picture, a gold comet type hen, a white silkie who is our broody of the moment, another rooster (who actually is headed to freezer camp this weekend, he is getting way too aggressive with the hens and doesn't have the size or people personality we want to breed into the flock) another few hens who are all mixed also. 15 total. Of our 11 hens we have 6 brown egg layers, of various shades... and 5 who lay various shades of greenish blue.
    Color wise Pidgy is my favorite also, she is friendly for a bird who was never handled till adulthood, wish we'd of had her as a chick! Phyllis, the blue? hen is my next for color... but for personality wise Buffy (the gold comet type) and Spock (pictured on the thread) are far and above chatty little forward hens, very friendly and look to be picked up and given attention. Is really something to watch the personality differences.
     
  4. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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  5. fisherlady

    fisherlady Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to the insanity!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. chickencowranch

    chickencowranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is what I thought. My mother got 8 from a hatchery in Columbia, Lancaster co and hers are so much different than the ones I have. They're bigger and nicer.
     
  7. patrickschick

    patrickschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's OK! [​IMG]
     
  8. Gardeningmama

    Gardeningmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am so excited, I got my first Black Copper Marans egg today!!! It was soo.. dark compared to my other eggs, which surprised me because the egg she hatched out of wasn't that dark at all. Not looking the gift horse in the mouth though.[​IMG]
    I heard back from the BLRW lady and I can order them now. I think I will, but I have to do something with half of them, I can't have a dozen BLRW's. My goal for this spring is to add BLRW's, Barnvelders, & Cochin's. (if anyone close to me would like to go in halves and get 1/2 the eggs, or 1/2 the chicks that end up hatching, let me know). I'd be willing to drive a half hour to meet up. They are very pretty birds[​IMG].
     
  9. chickencowranch

    chickencowranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your husband will kill you too. I'd like to get 6 chicks somehow either buy them or get a chicken to hatch some and get another coop to keep them separate from the rest of the chickens. I haven't even mentioned these plans to my husband.
     
  10. eweaber

    eweaber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't have a good picture of the other hen.
    Hens have feathers on their feet.
     

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