Our Chickens

52 Days Hatched. Wednesday, Sept. 8th:

Soda Pop is called an “Easter Egger.”

She is the only one of our chickens that is not a specific breed- she is a hybrid that includes Ameraucana or Araucana.  Easter Eggers lay large to extra large eggs that vary in shade from blue to green to olive to aqua and sometimes even pinkish.  They are exceptionally friendly and hardy.  They are a medium breed weighing 6 to 7 pounds and are known for being friendly.  They are also known for being docile and fun.
Pony Boy is a Buff Orpington.  Orpingtons are big, friendly birds originally developed in the UK.  They are a heavy breed weighing 7 to 8 pounds. They lay large brown eggs.  They are docile, calm and patient.Dallas is an Australorp.  Australorps are a heavy breed weighing 7 to 8 pounds.  They lay large, light brown eggs.  They are known to be sweet, shy, calm and friendly. The Australorp’s exceptionally soft, shiny black plumage has hints of green and purple in the sunlight.
Look at Dallas’ well-developed tail feathers.  Cherry, at the top of the photo is a Plymouth Barred Rock.Barred Rocks are a heavy breed weighing 7 to 8 pounds and lay large, brown eggs.  They are known to be friendly, smart, plucky and docile.

Two-Bit is a Golden Laced Wyandotte.  Wyandottes are a heavy breed weighing 7 to 8 pounds and lay large, brown eggs.  They are easygoing, hardy and docile.  A great variety of beautiful feather patterns available: Silver Penciled, Golden Laced, Blue, Columbian and White Wyandottes are all rather rare.

Johnny-Cade is a Light Brahma.  Brahmas are an asiatic breed of fowl that originated in the Brahmaputra district of India. After they were imported to America, they were commonly known as ‘Brahma Pootras.’ Later, the name was shortened to just ‘Brahma’.  Brahmas are gentle giants with feathered legs and feet and profuse, fluffy feathering. This fancy breed of chicken makes a great pet for its quiet, docile, gentle and tame nature.  They are a very heavy breed weighing 8+ pounds and lay medium, brown eggs.

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