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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:07 pm 
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Ive bought a lot of silkies in the last 6 months, working towards building up my flock so I don't have to bring in any more new birds.
I have black, white, partridge, grey, buff, splash and blue silkies. Mission complete !

The last breed on my wish list was bantam Orpingtons and Splash and Black Mottle Pekins.
My goal has been fulfilled. I now have every breed and colour my heart desires and some lovely roosters to breed my own chickens so I never have to introduce any more newcomers.
So here are the last beautiful additions to my flock.
A very pretty, cheeky, confident young black bantam Orpington. I was very lucky to get this cutie from the secretary of the Orpington Club. She settled in really well and adapted to her new home amazingly well. In person she looks like black velvet with a lovely beetle green sheen. I'm really pleased with her. (Ignore her sticky beak splash friend in the background :-D )

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:19 pm 
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My blue Orpington. She's around 6 months old. These 2 Orps run and play together in the garden like a couple of kids. So lovely !


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:29 pm 
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Silkie crosses, 8 roosters and forever in my heart my precious Thumbelina.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:36 pm 
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And now meet my absolute stunners. These 3 are so beautiful. I'm in awe of how lovely they are.
My mottles have this awesome green sheen. They have such a graceful elegance when they walk despite the fact that they look like theyre wearing pj's and fluffy slippers :laughing

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Love my girls - Silkies, Pekins, Campines, Light Sussex, Bantam Orpingtons, Isa Browns, New Hampshires
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:39 pm 
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My pretty splash girl. She has the brightest white feathers Ive ever seen.

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Love my girls - Silkies, Pekins, Campines, Light Sussex, Bantam Orpingtons, Isa Browns, New Hampshires
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:42 pm 
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My favourite mottle. Although the other girl has more vibrant green in her feathers, this girl is magnificent.
I drove 2 and a half hours to get them. It was SO worth it.


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Love my girls - Silkies, Pekins, Campines, Light Sussex, Bantam Orpingtons, Isa Browns, New Hampshires
Silkie crosses, 8 roosters and forever in my heart my precious Thumbelina.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:48 pm 
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They're in my quarantine pen at the moment. I cant wait to see them parading around my garden :-D


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:16 am 
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They are all lovely :-D


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:07 am 
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Some beautiful new birds there LMG :-D , love the mottle pekins - they are stunning ! So hoping for you that it all works out well , any plans for a mottle rooster to make more of these lovely birds? :-D


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:30 am 
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I wish to file a protest regarding the title of this thread, Lovemygirls, especially the bit that says "my flock is complete" ...

Do you really expect us to believe that?!? I'm guessing it might last oh let's see... hmmm, we'll give you 2 weeks and check back! :rofl:

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:14 pm 
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beautiful birds


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 10:52 pm 
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i'm with smallflock.

my first thought was oh really (to a completed flock)

you will learn there is no such thing lol.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:57 pm 
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oh they are lovely especially the mottles and the blue orp is lovely too,it does feel good when you feel that youve got all the breeds/colours you want.well worth the long drive too,something i would have done for sure :biggrin:

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:50 pm 
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I love the mottled ones. Great choice Lmg

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 11:44 am 
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Ooooh mottles! Stunning!


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