New chickens! And morning feeding is the best time for photos!

Time to feed the chickens! I finally took the camera out to get some photos of the chickens in their new coop(Well technically its just a huge part of the barn)

Here’s one of our Buckeye roosters. He doesn’t have the slate barring I want though so he might be one of the roosters we process.


Looks like I have a groucho easter egger as well(For those who have seen Les Farms little Groucho!(Look at the easter egger in the left corner and you will see what I mean!)


One of the Silkie Polish crosses in the old Manure pile scratching for bugs


Jim the fish(Runner cross)  and Tammy the call duck


And this is why I call hubby the chicken Pied Piper!DSC_0268

Some of the easter eggers enjoying some bugs in the old manure pileDSC_0276

My turkeys are getting so big! I cant believe how small they were when I first got them.DSC_0284 DSC_0287 DSC_0289

One of my beautiful little Blue Australorp hensDSC_0290 DSC_0291

Sid Vicious my Blue Australorp rooster with my Mottled Houdan henDSC_0293 DSC_0295 DSC_0301 DSC_0302

Here’s our new Naked neck turken barred rock cross we received from Les Farms. Loving this little fellaDSC_0303

My Buckeye rooster pegleg. He got stepped on by a horse a few days ago and is limping but getting better. He has the slate barring we want and I’m hoping his limping fully heals so I can show him!


The pullet and cockerel naked necks together. You can see that their sex linked(Dark female, light male)

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And our new Silkie rooster we received from Les Farms finally came out to say hello. Isn’t he handsome? DSC_0312 DSC_0313 DSC_0319 DSC_0320 DSC_0325 DSC_0326 DSC_0327 DSC_0330 DSC_0332

Hope you enjoyed the photos. Their not the best but getting better I realized a setting on my camera was wrong as I’m using old film lenses. That was the reason I have having a lot of issues with overexposure.


2 thoughts on “New chickens! And morning feeding is the best time for photos!

  1. Nice assortment you’ve got there! I’m sorta jealous… particularly of that mottled Houdan and all your EEs! I have only 1 EE rooster and 1 Araucana hen, so I’m hoping for lots of blue/green-egger chicks this season from the bantam yard. Apart from that, most of mine are large fowl crosses (ISA, RIR, barred Rock, light Sussex, Australorp, Ancona, white Leghorn, Wyandotte) – good layers and nice plump cockerels, with some interesting and pretty feathering patterns coming out.

    • My remaining mottled houdan hen just got killed yesterday sadly so I only have a mottled houdan rooster left. My other chickens are doing great though. My friends are also giving me a pair or trio of amazing barred rocks soon and they just gave me the cutest pair of barred naked neck turken crosses.

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