With the Dawn of spring on my heels, the obsession begins again...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LeBlackbird, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, a fox killed all of my bantams last year, so After re-doing my coop, I'm getting some more chicks [​IMG]

    Here's the list so far...

    Lavender D'uccles
    White Crested Black Polish Bantams
    Pyncheon Bantams
    Black Frizzle Cochin Bantams
    Blue Silkie Bantams
    Delaware Bantams

    Please feel free to post pics of your chicks or tell me about your lists [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I see you like the bantams.

    Me? I'm into the LF, big time. (pardon the pun [​IMG] )
     
  3. Chickenkate17

    Chickenkate17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can only have a few girls, so I went for variety. I have an SS, BR, and EE. The SS and BR are the sweetest most docile girls. My EE is the leader of the pack and a sqawker! All are very people friendly and pretty breeds.
     
  4. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    omg, I love bantams [​IMG] lol, the pun is pardoned...

    My mom loves LF, here is her list~

    Partridge Chantecler
    Red Sexlink
    Bo or possibly BR
    Russian Spangled Orloff
    Madagascar Games (Why, I have no idea [​IMG] )

    Kate, Your birds must be lovely! EEs are just a great bunch of fun and SS are so sweet and poofy [​IMG] You have a great flock
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Wow, someone with a "seasonal" obsession about chicks. I think I used to be that way until I discovered I could hatch eggs in the winter.

    And while I prefer LF chickens, there's something just so adorable about adding a few bantam breeds into the mix. [​IMG]
     
  6. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    haha...summer...fall....winter...OMG! SPRING! TIME TO GET MORE CHICCKKEENNSSS!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] As I search for the new breeds I want to add! DH is my enabler...just last night he started planning another coop...bigger than any I have!
     
  8. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY! Get those chickenz! lol, personally, I recomend the following...

    True Ameraucanas, just plain sweethearts! Awesome personalities...
    LF Cochins, they're so doclie and sweet!
    Russian Orloffs, pretty eyecandy and very lovely, kind personalities...
    Bantam Rocks are sooo quiet! my rooster didn't make a peep and hardy crowed...
    Silkies....because they're awesome... [​IMG]
     
  9. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Since I have to sell the whole flock of chickens or *gulp* butcher them....... ( cause they all have turned into egg eaters [​IMG] )

    My list so far to reastart on chickens is:

    Wyandotte bantams
    Polish bantams
    SQ Silkies ( especially the Isabelle Porcelain silkies [​IMG] )
     
  10. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, my dad says no more...but my grandma is an enabler!
    I currently have 12 BR (10 bought form Ideal 2 years ago, 2 incubated and hatched!), 6 EEs (sweethearts!) , 1 Bantam Buff Brahma hen, 1 bearded d'anver roo, and 1 silkie! (Thus, I became addicted to bantams!)
    So...two days ago my grandma went over my parent's heads... and bought
    6 Rhode Island Reds and 5 'assorted' bantams! Of course now my dad doesn't mind because he was sucked into the cuteness! [​IMG] And soon, I shall be incubating more quail.
     

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