what breed do you own??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by chickensRPZ, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. chickensRPZ

    chickensRPZ Out Of The Brooder

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    the chickens we have are BB Red OEGB's, a white leghorn, a silver-laced whynadotte, and a RIR.

    i was wondering what breeds of chickens all the chicken lovers on this website own.

    you can include a picture OR description, and what is your honest opinion of the bird.

    thanks for listening!!


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  2. blue fire

    blue fire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    RIR: Dingus, Skittish, curious, nosey, likes having her picture taken
    BO: Berta, Lap-chicken, ditsy, loves being center of attention
    BPR: Harriet, no-nonsense, carefull, NOISEY!!, skittish.
     
  3. chickensRPZ

    chickensRPZ Out Of The Brooder

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    aww how cute. thanks [​IMG]
    beautiful birds by the way
     
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    I own a little bit of everything. over the years I have had just about every kind of chicken! Right now I have turkens, EEs, Sexlinks, cochin bantams, modern bantams, frizzles, welsummers, black giants, Malays, and a bunch of others.
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Currently, I have silkies, showgirls, bantam polish, cochins, moderns, d'uccles, a cornish, and a turken [​IMG]
     
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  6. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    I'm just starting out but I have 2 BO, 2 RIR and 2 EE.


    Here they are pecking at some worms.
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  7. snowydiamonds

    snowydiamonds Chillin' With My Peeps

    WORMS!?! My girls and I are SO ENVIOUS!! All we have up here is Snow and more snow...
    Rhode Island Red hens, 8, I was given 10 pullets and was so happy and excited I gave 2 to my friend who was down to 1 old RIR hen and 2 americana hens- I was feeling such joy, I almost gave her more so we'd have the same amount of hens each but then I felt a tinge of stinginess and she ended up with only two...

    The guy I got them from had too many and they were going into the cannibalism stages, two hens had raw bloody backs, the entire back. He kept one and gave me one, he cooked his and I began holding mine and favoring her. She is the lieutenant or at least the reporter of the bunch now- I did change the hierarchy doing that as she's Bossy Boo now, tells on everyone and chatters about everything, the cutie pie- her feathers grew back, even her tail feathers:)

    I'm getting meat chicks soon and once the geese are out of my second hen coop, I'll get a small flock of buff orps w/a roo as my RIR's are not broody girls, they try and then forget...great egg producers though and I love the deep red color!
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  8. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    So Far I Own:

    Ancona
    Auracauna
    Auracauna Mix
    Bantam Auracauna
    Black Australorp
    Black Cochin
    Cuckoo Maran
    Delaware
    SS Hamburg Mix
    SS Hamburg
    New Hampshire Red
    New Hampshire Red Mix
    White Crested Black Polish
    White Cochin
    Buff Laced Polish
    Black Jersey Giant
    Blue Cochin
    Blue Hamburg
    Gold Laced Cochin
    Golden Lakenvelder
    Golden Campine
    Grey Silkie
    Partridge Cochin

    for a grand total of 38 birds![​IMG]
     
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  9. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far I have:

    Buff Orps (19)
    White Orps (12)
    Black Orps (?)
    Blue Orps (?)
    Orps of undetermined Color as of yet
    Blue Rocks (5)
    White Rocks (12)
    Rhode Island Whites (12)
    Delawares (12)
    Red Sexlink (2)
    Barred Rock (2)
    Rhode Island Red (2)
    Black Austrolop (2)
    Speckled Sussex (7)
    Silver Gray Dorkins (10)
     
  10. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    Quote:My little ones are in heaven right now. Yesterday I gave them worms and today they get their first dirt bath. It was too funny with the worms though. One would grab one and run around the brooder with it chirping her little head off. The rest would follow trying to steal it from her. I just sat there watching all of them laughing my butt off. [​IMG]
     

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