Suede, Isaac, Rex & Their Women (PIC Heavy)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by speckledhen, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Most are over the molt now so took some pics today.


    Suede, who is about to turn 5 yrs old, and his girls- Dusty, Meg, Hope, Grace and as of today, Nugget (whose young son went to a new home this morning)

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    Rex and his girls-Ida, Wynette, Dottie, Gloria Jean and Maretta, who are 35 weeks old:

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    Isaac and his various women. He's almost 3 years old and has 19 of various breeds and ages, so not all are pictured.

    First pic is of Riley and Gypsy (that's Fern under the roost). Both have the same blue Ameraucana mother, my late Charlotte. Riley's sire was my BR, Dutch, also deceased recently. Gypsy is over 4 years old now. Finally, she is fully feathered and looks wonderful-she is usually semi-bald from molting.

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    Here is one of the Porcelain D'Anver cockerels, Aubrey. He wouldn't pose for me today.

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  2. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    They look wonderful! How many chickens do you have total?
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    What happened to your beloved "handicapped" roo? Have I miss the news?
     
  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Cyn,

    I have not been on for a while. But stopped in and saw your pictures. They are beautiful. My Meg is still doing great.

    Have a great Christmas.
     
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    As always your girls are gorgeous and your fellas are handsome. If I was a hen, I'd choose the older guy Suede - he reminds me of Sam Elliott...lol...aging hunkily. [​IMG]
     
  6. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    I love your beauties!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Quote:LOL, I agree! Love Sam Elliott, especially his distinctive voice. Suede has the best crow here, too, coincidentally.


    Zane is still here, Robin. He has a special cage inside Suede's coop. It was too damp/cool for him to be outside on the ground today. Zane turned 4 years old last month.


    Gosh, Laura, I think I have 44. I'll have to do an exact count, though. Eight of those are bantams.

    Hiya, Ed! Meg just began laying again after about a six month hiatus and a bout with pneumonia. Thought we'd lose her, but she has really perked up and is laying down the law in that group today. She is very much the alpha hen in Suede's harem, being his own age and the elder woman in there.
     
  8. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG! The barring on Rex and his ladies is INCREDIBLE!!! What are they? BR!? [​IMG]
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yup, they're Barred Rocks. Pics just don't show how truly huge the pullets are, especially Ida.
     
  10. new2chickens2011

    new2chickens2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are some Beeaauutiful Barred Rocks [​IMG]
     

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