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Remember the original Thor? Meet his successor, Loki.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    No matter how many chickens I ever own, Thor the brahma roo will always be my favorite. Big, beautiful and a sweetheart. Unfortunately we had to put him down due to his bad leg, about a year and a half ago.

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    Needing another excellent roo and tired of dealing with butthead ones of different breeds, I took a chance and ordered from the same hatchery Thor came from. I kept my fingers crossed that they were still using the same supplier/supply for LF dark brahma eggs. Meet Loki. Seven months old and so much like Thor it spooks me at times. Only thing is...Thor weighed 13 lbs. in his prime; Loki is going to be even bigger. Heaven help me.

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  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hey, welcome back! We missed you.
    Your roosters are beautiful! I'm glad you got a good replacement for Thor. A good roo is worth his weight in gold...
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Thanks Sumi [​IMG]
     
  4. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Loki is a looker. I have a soft spot for Brahmas and big fluffy roosters.
     
  5. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow! Pretty rooster! I am sorry for your loss. If a good rooster really was worth his weight in gold, you would've had 13 lbs of gold from Thor. [​IMG]
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yeah, I've tried other breeds but have decided it's only brahmas from here on out. Oh and those pesky seramas that spend all their time being broody. Now if a serama was just big enough to hatch out more brahmas for me I'd be happy as a lark.
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Thor was an excellent roo. Loki still has a ways to go before he can measure up, but he's getting there. [​IMG]
     
  8. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your young roo is so handsome! I'm sorry you lost Thor, but hopefully Loki can carry on the legacy. I have heard so many good things about Brahma roos, that as soon as I get my hobby farm, I am going to have one! And a Silkie roo, of course. Just for entertainment... [​IMG]
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  10. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    You're back! I'm so excited!


    Congrats on your new rooster! He's a handsome fella!
     

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