Wednesday, March 10, 2010

prettiest chicken ever.

I don't want to go on and on, because whenever you say something is the prettiest or a new favorite, sure as can be it's the next thing to die or be eaten.  This hen (sharla) came out of a game hen we bought at the paintsville stockyard for 2 bucks.  The mother was one of the only hens to sucessfully raise some chicks this year and hatched them off in september-  Pretty late, but she certainly showed them what's what.  Of course the mother hen (still nameless after death) was eaten by some neighborhood cats. sharla and 3 of her brothers survived the massacre.  If anyone wants any of the roosters let me know, they are equally beautiful. Their father BTW, is a blue laced red wyandotte.

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