What does your new spring flock additions consist of, or look like?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by annrich, May 5, 2008.

  1. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 2 white rocks , 4 EE's, 2 barred rocks, 5 light brahmas, 5 buttercups, 3 red sex links, 3 white leg horns, And 6 pekin ducks (but one perished today). I am done til next spring. I am very happy with this years results. I do have a few eggs in a bator..

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  2. peepkeeper

    peepkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute! I have 12 red sex links that sre now 5 weeks old.
     
  3. VaM715

    VaM715 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 Barred Rock, 3 Partridge Cochins, 2 Amercuna, 6 Slate Guineas, 2 Austrolorps, 9 barnyard mix, and 40 eggs in the bator that should hatch May 10th. 18 Delawares, 4 silkies, 3 OEGB, and a mix of RIR, Black Star and who knows what!!!
    Oh, and a Partridge in a pear tree!!!
     
  4. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Spring is awesome!!!! We added 3 ee bantamXsilkie......1 Barred Rock, 1 white Rock 1 GLW and thanks to Siz8003 [​IMG] we will be hatching 3 blue-laced red wyondottes. What a fun time of year with all the new life in the coop and the leaves on the trees and all the wild birds hatching eggs too [​IMG]
     
  5. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Bloomingdale, MI
    Ok, the new chicks I got this spring. 5 Cuckoo Marans, 3 Sumatras, and 3 EE's (they were so cute, with their little cheek tufts, or whatever you call them, I could not resist) I snuck in the 3 ee's, the sumatras, and one cuckoo maran. My dh thought I only had 4 cuckoo marans. Then went in the shed to find the others. He said, I think your chicks had babies. LOL

    And I have a broody sitting on 16 mixed eggs. 6 of them thanks to jab91864. They are due on the 16th. I'm so excited.
     
  6. lilcountry

    lilcountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THese are my 1st chickens ever and I started with 3 that are still being debated as to what they are
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=45908
    and now I have a total of 11, my 4 week old are golden comets, my 4 3 week old are wyandottes (silver&golden), and the 3 still being debated are like 7 or 8 weeks old, I dont know yet what kind they are yet.
     
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  7. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    Not counting the ones that didn't make it, I have the following:
    2 Mille Fluer d'Uccles
    5 Partridge and Red Silkies
    12 Blue Ameraucanas
    1 F&W Runner
    1 Black Cayuga
     
  8. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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  9. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
    IA
    I started with 5 Bantam chicks, 4 of which died:( But then we got 2 Pekin Ducks. Yesterday I got 2 more ducks (A crested and what looks like a runner), 2 pair of BB Red Bantams, and 3 Black Hens. Can't remember what breed:( They sure are pretty though:) The black hens had 1 med. size white egg in their pen this afternoon already and that is in my new incubator and 24 eggs on on their way in the mail of various rare breeds. LOL I went from having 1 Bantam Silkie to a dozen chickens in about an hour at the swap yesterday. Yikes!
     
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  10. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    5 Golden Commet pullets
    20+ Jumbo Cortunix Quail

    I would have TONS more if I had the room and money for feed lol.
    Nice additions everyone else!
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