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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #20 on: March 29, 2017, 01:18:01 PM »
Here's some of the latest pics. I am having fun with them. Can't wait for the fresh eggs.
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #21 on: March 29, 2017, 01:19:58 PM »
I am having a hard time getting my pictures to post. They keep getting kicked out.
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« Reply #22 on: March 29, 2017, 01:27:27 PM »
Guess I have to post them one at a time. I only have 4 right now. I'm a newbie at this. I intend to get more later. They do have their own personality and I really enjoy watching them in the afternoons.
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #23 on: March 29, 2017, 02:39:57 PM »
They are nice looking Pullets!
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2017, 01:05:04 PM »
I was going to borrow some chickens one time to work my garden but never did. Subdivisions do not allow chickens here. There is a lot of acreage,though, all around the neighborhoods in my area----I here crowing and mooing all the time. I am very jealous when I see the pics of the poultry!!

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« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2017, 02:11:32 PM »
They are truly pleasant to be around. I remember my parents raised a bunch of them when I was very little, but this is my first time on my own. I'm trying to post a pic of my coop that we are very proud of. A friend that lives about 30 miles from us gave it to us and it was a big chore getting it to the house. He had some tornado damage and we repaired it. Works perfectly !!
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #26 on: March 30, 2017, 02:13:06 PM »
Well... sorry ya'll. The picture below is sideways and I don't know how to turn it around. The door is open. Hope you can get the idea.

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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #27 on: June 18, 2017, 10:31:52 PM »
How are your chickens doing? We started with 25 mail order chicks thinking we would lose 1/4 to 1/3....well we were wrong, we lost 1 so now (3 years later) we have 34. Funny thing is I have never been a "Pet" person but I do love my chickens and they are spoiled rotten. It's funny how you get to know them and discover that some (not all) have personalities and they seem to get to know you too.

The kind we raise are Black Australorp and during the spring we are still getting around 20 eggs a day from 33 hens.
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #28 on: June 20, 2017, 02:26:43 PM »
Here are some pics I've taken recently. It's been 4 months since I got them from a friend and they were 2 weeks old then. My Domineque was supposed to be a hen (Francine) and some time ago we found out she's a rooster now named Frankie. He's a real sweetheart. He takes real good care of his girls. Can't wait for them to start laying which I'm told it shouldn't be too much longer. I'm really glad I'm doing this. They are so sweet and personable with cute personalities.
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #29 on: June 20, 2017, 02:51:12 PM »
I believe I've finally figured out how to post pictures on the forum. I'm going to try again with the picture of my coop.
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #30 on: June 20, 2017, 04:12:01 PM »
Those chickens are beautiful!!
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« Reply #31 on: June 20, 2017, 04:28:56 PM »
Thank you, Double B
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #32 on: June 20, 2017, 05:48:06 PM »
Those chickens are beautiful!!

I agree!

Your coop is cute. Thanks for updating your thread
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #33 on: June 21, 2017, 01:48:55 AM »
Those are some lovely birds...if you decide to hatch some out when a hen gets broody you will have some quite the color fest going on with them. Very cool!
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #34 on: June 21, 2017, 03:43:15 PM »
Thank you for the compliments. This is my first time to raise them on my own.
I will keep ya'll posted.

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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #35 on: June 23, 2017, 08:42:59 AM »
I really enjoyed the pictures of your chickens. :) I had the same experience with a Dominequer chick I had. He was the sweetest and could sing like nobody's business ( named him Singer) :) . I know you will enjoy them ! Your coup looks nice and secure too. :)  You are a good chicken mama !!   judy

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« Reply #36 on: September 09, 2017, 06:09:47 AM »
1 Australops, 4 leghorns and 2 battam Ancona here.
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Re: Officially a Chicken Lady
« Reply #37 on: September 09, 2017, 03:22:41 PM »
Beautiful birds pk! We too would have some were it not for subdivision restrictions.  I have a friend who lives on Lake Barkley here in Western Ky., he lost several to American Bald Eagles before he figured it out, nothing he could do about those eagles! Hope that's not a problem in Hattiesburg. If I had chickens and we're losing them to predators, a bald eagle would be the one I would pick, I see them fairly often around the lakes here and I'm never not in awe.