The Chicken Thread

Discussion in 'Nature' started by BartonFlyer, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. BartonFlyer

    BartonFlyer Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 21, 2010
    Bolton, UK
    I've thought for some time that what this site has been sadly lacking in is pictures of chickens - so to redress that dreadful oversight here are some of ours, happily living in the back garden

    Our Cochin -

    A Light Sussex


    One of two Buff Orpingtons


    and finally a Warren - she is actually one rescued from a battery cage by the Battery Hen Welfare Trust - she arrived with us barely able to stand and no feathers at all on her breast - all worn away by rubbing on the cage - I'm delighted to say she loves her freedom and rewards us with gorgeous tasting eggs, if this encourages anyone to avoid battery farmed chickens I'd be very pleased

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  2. Brian S

    Brian S Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Apr 11, 2009
    Nikkor 8.5cm F2, wide-open, on the Leica M8.

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  3. mabelsound

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  4. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    Near Philadephila
    Fine idea for a thread - I have nothing to contribute other than my compliments on a few of the shots in this thread. I could take a picture of the eggs in my semi-urban refrigerator, but that would do nothing but start philosophical musings about chronology.

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  5. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    :biggrin: In the same boat here with Ray S. Keep those chicken photos coming!:thumbup:
  6. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    Phila, Pa USA
    Chicken the heck am I supposed to Barbque today....?
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  7. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Try pork, it's the other white meat but then you don't get those drumsticks.
  8. DownUnderDog

    DownUnderDog Mu-43 Regular

    Our "Girls" at work and play! Taken on a Panasonic G1 with 45-200mm lens.[​IMG] [​IMG]
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  9. Letrow

    Letrow Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 16, 2010
    I love roast chicken, but it feels slightly awkward to post a pic of my meal in this thread.:wink:
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  10. Stephen Geis

    Stephen Geis Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 13, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    Don't call me "Chicken Little" ...


  11. Stephen Geis

    Stephen Geis Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 13, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    Sprung hm from the proverbial "coop" ...

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  12. shimon

    shimon Mu-43 Rookie

    Jun 23, 2017
    Resurrecting an old thread since there doesn't seem to be a newer chicken thread that I could find.

    This is one of our Ameraucana roosters...Bertrand. Quite handsome and isn't an ***hole like a lot of roosters. GX8 w/ 14-45

    P1000507. P1000506. P1000504.
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  13. JamesD172

    JamesD172 Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Aug 18, 2016
    James Dolezal
    Huh, what a thread. I actually took a picture of a chicken yesterday. Can't see the chicken all that well ( :p ) but I like the colors.

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