these were free ranging in my yard today

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chew593, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. Chew593

    Chew593 Chillin' With My Peeps

    These 2 chickens are seeking asylum in my yard... I'm just curious about the breed. I'm pretty sure they're both roos. They have green legs like an EE but look how long they are... plus I really don't think my neighbor is worried about pretty colored eggs.
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  2. chickygirl2

    chickygirl2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like modern games : ) Are they friendly?
     
  3. Chew593

    Chew593 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My neighbor doesn't keep his chickens as pets... and they have never socialized with people. They let me get pretty close when I threw down a bunch of food, but they seemed pretty skittish.

    He has told me in the past that they're Lacy's? I'm assuming that's a nick name for SLWs? Could they be a SLW/ modern game cross?
     
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  4. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    those definatly arent EE's!! games of some sort im not good with the game thing
     
  5. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    They are neat. Have they decided to live at your house instead of his?

    edited to say, I thought games too but don't know too much about them.
     
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  6. Chew593

    Chew593 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I don't think they're living here... they come over to eat and roost in the trees between our properties. He keeps ALOT of birds... mostly roos... (yes, I've called the authorities) It was one of his hens that was laying eggs in my dog house (of all places) that got me turned on to having my own chickens and brought me here to BYC. I'd love to keep these guys, but I have 2 roos already. I'll give them a snack and let them hang out with us and hope... that's all I can do.
     
  7. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    Too sad [​IMG] They are really cool looking! Some sort of game cross would be my guess.

    ETA: Maybe you could catch them and find them a permanent good home [​IMG]
     
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  8. Chew593

    Chew593 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:That would be ideal... sadly it would never end, and I don't have a place to keep them seperate from my birds for quarentine purposes... Maybe they'll just move into my trees and never go back... we shall see.
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    LOL

    Looks something like one of mine...

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  10. obe10

    obe10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    look like modern games
     

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