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Storm Photo & Chicken Photo Updates

Monday, 28 May 12

It had been a while since I photographed the chickens so on Saturday I took my camera out with their evening scratch treat. They move pretty fast – it was hard to get good shots one-handed while tossing scratch.

The other photo is of a funnel cloud breaking up on Friday evening when we had some pretty fierce thunderstorms. I stood watching it for a few seconds to determine if I needed to hightail it to the basement, but it did start to break up. By the time I got the camera, turned it on, and got the photo, there wasn’t much to look at.

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Poultry garden

Day 69

Chickens - Barred Plymouth Rock

Gallus gallus domesticus

Comments

  • graibeard

    graibeard wrote:

    Looks like Alberta has relatives. I was wondering about her breed (3rd photo) and seeing all your girls together suggests she’s 90+% Barred Plymouth.
    We’re hoping there will be more come Springtime (or soon after)…

    Posted on 28 May 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • HazelJ

    HazelJ wrote:

    @graibeard yes I think Alberta looks very much like a Barred Plymouth rock. Mine will be 10 weeks old tomorrow.

    Posted on 28 May 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • KathN

    KathN wrote:

    Glad you didn’t have to go to the basement! And all your girls look very chirrupy!

    Posted on 28 May 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • blurdom

    blurdom wrote:

    Young chickens in the grass…such a great sight!

    Posted on 29 May 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • LouiseM

    LouiseM wrote:

    The chickens look wonderful – they grew up so fast! Glad your storm passed without incident.

    Posted on 29 May 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • rosemarieGardener

    rosemarieGardener wrote:

    Lovely, feathered ladies. Scary clouds; glad you’re safe.

    Posted on 30 May 12 (over 2 years ago)

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