Chickens are coming and going around here:
Meet our new Silver Laced Wyandottes – 13 week old pullets (= girls!).
To replace chicken dinners...
Remember the one time when I said I had suspicions our first chookens were 6 out of 6 roosters? Sadly, it is looking like I got it right…Fred, Twilight and Sunset all crowed. At this stage only Midnight is getting the benefit of the doubt – she is the only one without saddle feathers, though she does have the longer neck feathers, sigh….!!!
Rosey Roger has a reprieve (because he is still gorgeous and still gentle – and I am on the hunt for some Brahma girls so some babies might happen).
(hmm, not his best side by the looks of this photo :-/)
Big Al has a reprieve so some baby Bantam Faverolles might happen, but then he will be re-homed because he is our earliest crow-er!!
And Peggy has a reprieve because (s)he is a Brahma and the breed is not common so I feel happier preserving it. Peggy is yet to crow but those feathers are giving him away!