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We braved the hurricane to pick up our cochins....**PICS**

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Three Cedars Silkies, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. I am beside myself! We drove from Florida to Mosspoint, Mississippi (yeah, right on the water) yesterday to pick up our new cochins. Of course we came home with more than we went for...I mean with the long drive, etc....why not make it even more worthwhile??!! Here they are:

    Year old roo...what a gorgeous man!


    This is one of the 4 month old pullets that we couldn't leave without.


    Handsome barred roo.

    The first of the many bands that we drove through.


    They were so good traveling.

    We came home with 2 black roos, 2 black hens, 4 black pullets, 1 barred pullet and 1 barred roo. Yeah!!
  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    I love the barred cochin!!! Glad you all made it safely....how bad is it there????
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    They are lovely! I'm so glad that your trip was a safe one. [​IMG]
  4. It's pretty bad in Mississippi right now. Florida...not so much. An occasional shower and a little bit of wind. I think we have to watch out for the other storm...Hannah...and I think there are 2-3 more tropical depressions right behind.
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member 10 Years

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    The roo is soooo good-looking! I love his saddle feathers. That was awesome of you to go get them; who knows if anything might have happened to them if you waited?

    I'm glad you had a safe trip, too.
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    OMG they are just drop dead gorgeous !! [​IMG]

    I am so glad you are safe. I have been so worried about the people that live in the areas where the hurricanes are. And the animals to. I have never been anywhere near a hurricane and dont know what it is like, but it doesnt sound pleasant at all.

    You have some very beautiful birds there. Thanks for sharing the pics. I am sure they will love free ranging around your place. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2008
  7. I meant to add that they are all molting something terrible. I can't wait to see them when all their feathers come back in!! My car was full of feathers this morning!!
  8. werblessd1s

    werblessd1s Songster

    Jun 6, 2007
    I live in north Florida about 30 minutes from the gulf and we are only having a few scattered showers, the sun is shining right now.
  9. Quote:Oh...that's great, werblessd! We went through yesterday about 1:00 pm and back through last night about 10:00 pm. A few squalls with some heavy rain and some wind, but nothing serious.
  10. TheKidAndDame

    TheKidAndDame Songster

    Aug 11, 2007
    Gator Nation, FL
    They are beautiful, but you are nuts lady!

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