Y'all may or may not remember back in the Spring I ordered some chicks through the mail from McMurray Hatchery. When you order, you have an option to get a free mystery chick. Well of course I wanted my free mystery chick. (They call it a RARE chick, but I don't know about that. This one is a Golden Laced Wyandotte, not that particularly rare.) Anyway, we ended up with this here...at the time he had no name. Matter of fact he didnt get a name til the rooster I brought home from Collinsville Trade Day was named Everett. Sometimes the name comes right away, sometimes it takes a while.
Remember I mentioned he was pushing Gabby while she was trying to eat on that fence post...he thinks he is supposed to be fed special like that too..and well..here he is sure enough...getting his own little pile of food...but some of the girls soon join in.
If he would just grow that tail on out by February I sure would like to show him. He is just such a pretty young man. He is already just a big big huge guy. He is really quite sweet though...doesnt have an aggressive bone in his body..unless Everett comes around. Funny, out of all the roosters wandering about...those two are the two that don't get along...and well..Everett runs, and he is smart to do so...because he will never stand a chance against Pete. For the most part they coexist fine, no one gets hurt. Here is one more of Pete...and one of Everett I just took. Everett is a Silver Spangled Hamburg.
Pete has that one feather on his wing twisted around. It is firmly in place though...as I have tugged on it to try to get it to come off.
Now I dont have a "Delmar" yet...but I imagine there will come a time when I do have one. If anyone is wondering...those are the three main characters in 'Oh Brother Where Art Thou', one of my favorite movies.
Some of my chickens just stick out more than others, they develop special personalities that set them apart from the rest.
Gabby is always surprising me. While I was getting in the groceries I had the screen door to the porch open and she followed me into the kitchen...and back out to the truck, and back into the kitchen...lol...she is just a character.
Chickens sure are fun. I will have new pictures of my new additions and Shelbys two new bunnies soon.