Some of the "Kids" Grown Up (Pics)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by speckledhen, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Just snapped some pics on this not-so-cold day (40's for highs and dry after near zero degree nights with snow flurries). Rex and his half brothers, Scout and Gabriel and his half sister, Serena. Scout, Gabriel and Serena (the last two are full sibs) are 20 weeks old now, all 1/2 Delaware with Scout's mom obviously an EE as you can tell from his beard. Rex is 31 weeks and taking over as second in line to his sire, Isaac.

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    Rex and the next pics are his mother, Ida.

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    Some others today.

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    I did not take any photos of Deacon, Tiny's son, because I was avoiding him. He keeps flying onto my head and I'm trying to break him of that. He's way too big for that and I'm afraid he'll break my glasses or hurt me since I don't always see him coming. He's super friendly, runs to me when he's in trouble and launches himself. He also flies over the fence and one day, that fox that's been lurking may get him, I hate to say. Never had a LF rooster who could fly so well.
     
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  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Very pretty flock you have! [​IMG]
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thank you. That isn't nearly all of them. There are 22 in the main flock, 5 in the Orp coop, 9 in the Retirement Coop and 15 in the bantam coop. Keep waiting for that mass die-off I'm expecting any time now, though I dread it. My numbers will be cut almost in half then.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Yes, that can be a problem if they are all the same age. Mine are the same way. All 3 years old. When the time comes, it might be one after the other. Not looking forward to it. :)
     
  5. chickenneighbor

    chickenneighbor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These little ones are sooooo cute!
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    And this big boy is just regal.:love
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  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Now that's a beautiful flock!! [​IMG] thanks for sharing.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thanks! They're lots of fun, for sure.
     
  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    So beautiful! I love seeing how everyone's chickens are doing. Love the D'uccles!! [​IMG]
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thank you! Actually, those are Belgian D'Anvers. I had a few D'Uccles at one time, but I like these better.
     
  10. Lovely chickens! :)
     

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