Some oF My Flock ** Photo Intense **

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MissPrissy, Oct 14, 2007.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I was out early this morning in the barn (just after 7am). I took the camera so that I could show you some of my flock. They will be 20 weeks old tomorrow.

    Buster, Barred Plymouth Rock with a White Wyandotte

    Ginger, Buff Orpington

    Bernice, Black Jersey Giant

    Henrietta, Rhode Island Red

    Elvis, Silver Laced Black Polish - my husband is 2nd generation american by polish/finnish grandparents - it is his boy

    Aunt Bea, Black Jersey Giant, if it helps to judge size that is a 12lb hanging feeder behind her.

    Henny Penny, Rhode Island Red, she is trying to lay in the feed box, another RIR was in her nest box

    No names, I can't tell them apart, white wyandottes

    Laf (Marquis de la Lafayette), Cuckoo Maran - I LOVE his big red comb and wattles.

    The following are some wide shots of various flock members as they moved around.

    On the barn floor.

    On the roosts.

    More on the roosts.

    They are such fun birds. My kids enjoy them. My husband enjoys them. I love them.

    I have 4 barred plymouth rocks pullets and 1 cockeral, 4 cuckoo maran pullets and 1 cockeral, 5 white wyandotte pullets, 4 black jersey giant pullets, 4 partridge plymouth rock pullets, 4 buff orpington pullets, 2 white crested black polish pullet, 1 white crested white polish pullet, 1 silverlaced black polish cockeral, 4 rhode island reds. I think that is all. We culled this past week and I rehomed 3 sicilian buttercup pullets.

    My incubator is waiting for eggs. Hopefully I will be adding to this flock in in just under a month.

    When I left Georgia I had to rehome my flock. Now, in Virginia, I am beginning a new flock. I am learning again what I like and what I don't. I also am planning to hatch more of my own chicks in the future.

    Thanks for looking. [​IMG]
  2. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    Beautiful flock and it looks like you have a GREAT barn setup for them. I loved your roosts.
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Those are some lucky chickens [​IMG]
  4. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    Very nice, thanks for sharing !!!!!

    Julie [​IMG]
  5. nccatnip

    nccatnip Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    Piedmont area NC
    Really nice!!!! I love Elvis!!!!!
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    They're beautiful! Your Laf reminds me of the Barred Rock cockerel I hatched and was going to keep as Hawkeye's "understudy", but then I decided to sell him. Do you remember Maverick? HUGE comb very much like that. And a sweetness that I love in a rooster. Your future new additions are packed and ready to go tomorrow morning!
  7. paganfish

    paganfish Songster

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
    Some lucky chickens...nice, very nice! thanks for sharing!

  8. EggCentric

    EggCentric Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Ball Ground, Ga
    Beautiful birds! I, too, moved here to Virginia from Georgia. I lived about 30 miles north of Atlanta, little town called Ball Ground.
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Then you lived about an hour from me! I'm in Fannin Co. My friend Kate (helmstead) lives in Ball Ground as well. Virginia is beautiful, Priss, but you need to make a trip back here sometime.
  10. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Wow, nice flock!

    We also have a barred rock roo named buster, and a RIR hen named penny.
    We're a couple of exits west of six flags on I-20 Miss Prissy

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