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Ugliest Bird in My Flock Award goes to.....

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by AmyWho, Sep 11, 2013.

  1. AmyWho

    AmyWho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LACEY! [​IMG]

    She's a year old Blue Laced Red Wyandotte! She came to me a few months ago because her flock wanted her dead. Her aggressors ripped out the feathers from the back of her neck and had begun pecking a large hole in it when she was found.
    She was treated, but it doesn't appear the feathers will grow back. Just when I thought she couldn't get any uglier, she went into molt!
    Lacey is a sweet bird and was my best layer until she started to molt.

    Show me your ugly birds....!


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  2. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww, poor Lacey! I'll go take a pic of my Miss Olive, if she's not uglier, she's a tie. [​IMG]
     
  3. AmyWho

    AmyWho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd love to see her. Maybe it'll boost Lacey's self esteem a bit.

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  4. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's Miss Olive. Not exactly a beauty queen. But I do love her, and she gifts me with a pretty green egg every morning.
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  5. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lacey will now feel like a princess!
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  6. AmyWho

    AmyWho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Olive. You're making Lacey feel better already.
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  7. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought you might think so. [​IMG] Hubby is telling me how mean I am for calling her ugly. Um, have you looked at the bird?

    She's been this way for months poor baby. First she was picked on so we removed the offending hen. Then she started to molt and just stopped. Funny, she's my favorite hen in that coop.
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Big Sister is my ugly hen. She's a good-natured hen, though.

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    Here she is during a hard molt.
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    This is her better side
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    I love her any way.
     
  9. AmyWho

    AmyWho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That hard molt picture... man, oh man. That looks like a bad time to be a bird.
     
  10. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Awwwwww. But they are all still beautiful.
     

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