TSC swap was fun!! 2 new girls!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Yvonne1, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. Yvonne1

    Yvonne1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sooooo........what does a gal to do on a lazy Saturday morning? Hit the animal swap at TSC!!
    I was in the mood for some babies to add to my 4 six month old sex links (who have YET to lay me an egg!!). They are friendly enough but aren't "cuddly".
    Found these 2 cuties (who are supposed to be girls) and couldn't resist!! They were even going to come with a free older boyfriend, but I declined. Bantam D'uccles.
    Now....to give them some names. I will see what kind of personalities they have first! :)
    Hubby will be getting home in about 30 mins....he doesn't know yet!
    [​IMG] This one is a shade darker than the other one below.




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  2. Yvonne1

    Yvonne1 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are so small! About the size of my coffee mug!
    I am smitten!
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  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    They are so cute....hope your hubby is pleased :)
     
  4. Yvonne1

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    These are my 6 month olds. They are so pretty and getting so big!! I hope the little ones will be graciously accepted into the flock when it's time..
     
  5. Yvonne1

    Yvonne1 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks Sunflour!
     
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  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    They are beautiful [​IMG]

    If you haven't integrated newbies before, do research it - there's a current thread about how to.
     
  7. Yvonne1

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    I worked for weeks to get the 'babies' as I call them integrated and accepted by the 'big girls' but 1 has it out for them. It's non-stop chasing and pecking by her.[​IMG] Then maybe another joins in. Not working. So, we decided to change the tractor (that we never really used anyway) to a new, smaller run & coop for the Bantams. It will work out. The D'uccles are good with small spaces and they LOVE being outside. Such sweeties.
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Ample space and multiple feeders and waters go a long way in reducing territorial aggression.
     

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