Vanderbeak

  • Hens
  • Cochin Bantam
  • Clover
  • Japanese Bantam
  • Greta
  • Ameraucana
  • Valerie
  • Verlane
  • Vermillion
  • Viola
  • Australorp
  • Juanita
  • Lolita
  • Margarita
  • Leghorn
  • Bummy
  • Gloria
  • Lupe Southtower
  • Olivia
  • Maran
  • Elvira
  • Orpington
  • Laverne
  • Plymouth Rock
  • Octavia
  • Rhode Island Red
  • Alice
  • Beverly
  • Silkie
  • Ashley
  • Flower
  • Ivy
  • Pinky Floyd
  • Scarlet
  • Snowflake
  • Welsummer
  • Lilo
  • Roosters
  • Frizzle Bantam
  • Milenko Domingo
  • Richard
  • Rocky
  • Japanese Bantam
  • Gordon
  • Ameraucana
  • Spot
  • Sprite
  • Victor
  • Winchester
  • Delaware
  • Joey
  • Dominique
  • Levi
  • Leghorn
  • Salvatore
  • Sid Vicious
  • Sylvester
  • Travis
  • Maran
  • Silver Dollar
  • Orpington
  • Randi
  • Silkie
  • Ivanhoe
  • Steely Dan
  • Welsummer
  • Vesuvius
  • Rhode Island Red Hen
    Hen
    Rhode Island Red Poultry Breed

    Sometimes Alice does not want to go inside to roost with the flock. She seems happy to be scooped up and placed in a special secluded spot where she roosts alone.

    Silkie Crossbreed Hen
    Blue Hen
    Scaly Leg Mites

    Ashley had a serious case of scaly leg mites and has an extra foot growing out of her leg.

    Baby Chick
    Rhode Island Red Hen
    • Beverly
    • Rhode Island Red
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: FFF
    • STATUS: Active
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

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    Yellow Baby Chick
    Chicken Sitting Next To Mirror
    Hen
    Photomanipulation
    • Bummy
    • Leghorn
    • Crossbreed
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: My Sandwich
    • SHANK: Clean
    • TEMPERAMENT: Independent
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Verlane
    • Sid Vicious
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Bummy was born with huge feet and crooked toes. She wore a shoe made out of tape which straightened out her toes. The second after we were done wrapping her toes with the tape, she took off running.

    Bummy is by far the sweetest and most affectionate hen on the planet.

    Bummy likes to look at herself in the mirror.

    Bantam
    Bantam
    Bantam
    • Clover
    • Cochin Bantam
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: EYE
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Hummus
    • SHANK: Feathered
    • SURVIVED: Bird Flu
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Clover was best friends with the Silver Dollar.

    Maran Poultry Breed
    Black Copper Maran Pullet
    Black Copper Maran
    • Elvira
    • Maran
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: FFF
    • STATUS: Active
    • SHANK: Clean
    • TEMPERAMENT: Aggressive
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

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    Baby Chick
    Pullet
    Ameraucana Silkie Mix
    • Flower
    • Ameraucana Silkie
    • MIX
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Apples
    • SHANK: Feathered
    • SURVIVED: Bird Flu
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Ashley
    • Winchester
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Flower is a sweet hen with a crazy hairdo.

    Sometimes she will lay her egg while she is sitting in my lap.

    White Leghorn Hen
    White Leghorn
    • Gloria
    • White Leghorn
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: 2nd
    • STATUS: Active
    • SHANK: Clean Orange
    • TEMPERAMENT: Aggressive
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Gloria is the first to give newcomers a peck on the head.

    Japanese Bantam
    Black Tailed Japanese Bantams
    Black Tailed Japanese Bantam Hen And Rooster
    Japanese Bantam Hen
    • Greta
    • Black Tailed Japanese Bantam
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: ABC
    • STATUS: Active
    • TEMPERAMENT: Flighty
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Greta takes first place for being the hardest to catch. She is tiny and can run super fast.

    Greta is always seen with Gordon.

    Ameraucana Silkie Baby Chicken
    Silkie Pullet
    Silkie Hen
    • Ivy
    • Ameraucana Silkie
    • MIX
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Relocated
    • LIKES EATING: Pizza
    • SHANK: Feathered
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm, Independent
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Ashley
    • Winchester
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Ivy is unique in looks and her manners are very delicate.

    Australorp Chick
    Pullet
    Black Australorp Hen
    Head Hen
    • Juanita
    • Black Australorp
    • Head Hen
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Stolen
    • LIKES EATING: Grapes
    • SHANK: Clean, Black with White Sole
    • TEMPERAMENT: Friendly, Happy
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

    One evening Juanita would not go into the henhouse to roost. She spent most of the night sleeping on my lap. The next morning she began to behave as if she was in charge. She was the head hen from then on.

    Juanita is a happy hen.

    Juanita was stolen from the Odessy Business Park at Baseline Road and Country Club in Mesa, Arizona on November 11, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

    There is a reward offered for information about the two women who were seen chasing Juanita and four other chickens that evening.

    Please call or text:

    928 254-9081

    Buff Orpington Chick
    Buff Orpington Pullet
    Buff Orpington Hen
    • Laverne
    • Buff Orpington
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: FFF
    • STATUS: Active
    • SHANK: Clean White
    • TEMPERAMENT: Nervous
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Welsummer Hen
    Welsummer Poultry Breed
    Welsummer Hen
    • Lilo
    • Welsummer
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: 2nd
    • STATUS: Active
    • TEMPERAMENT: Docile
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • CHILDREN:
    • Vesuvius
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Lilo is always seen with Ashley. They are always together side by side.

    Baby Chick
    Australorp Pullet
    Black Australorp Hen
    • Lolita
    • Black Australorp
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Missing
    • LIKES EATING: Grapes
    • SHANK: Clean, Black with White Sole
    • SURVIVED: Dog Attack
    • TEMPERAMENT: Curious
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • CHILDREN:
    • Rosita
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Lolita was often called Twister and liked to flirt with the roosters.

    Leghorn Crossbreed
    Hen
    Hen and Baby Chick
    • Lupe Southtower
    • Leghorn
    • Crossbreed
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Stolen
    • LIKES EATING: Worms
    • TEMPERAMENT: Docile
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • CHILDREN:
    • Alejandro
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Lupe Southtower was the first chicken living in the backyard. We thought she few the coop until we discovered she was sitting on several eggs in a nest hiding behind the fence.

    Lupe was stolen from the Odessy Business Park at Baseline Road and Country Club in Mesa, Arizona on November 11, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

    There is a reward offered for information about the two women who were seen chasing Lupe and four other chickens that evening.

    Please call or text:

    928 254-9081

    Baby Chicken
    Australorp Pullet
    Black Australorp Chicken
    • Margarita
    • Black Australorp
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Heat Stroke
    • LIKES EATING: Watermelon
    • SHANK: Clean, Black with White Sole
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Margarita running along cheerfully saying, "...du tu DOO!"

    Plymouth Rock Poultry Breed
    Barred Plymouth Rock Pullet
    Barred Plymouth Rock Hen
    • Octavia
    • Barred Plymouth Rock
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: FFF
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING:
    • SHANK: Clean, Black with Yellow Sole
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

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    White Leghorn Chick
    White Leghorn Pullet
    Purebred Leghorn Hen
    White Leghorn
    • Olivia
    • White Leghorn
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Eggbound
    • LIKES EATING: My Lunch
    • SHANK: Clean Orange
    • TEMPERAMENT: Curious, Friendly, Independent
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Holding Olivia while we rode down Rural Road together on a pedal bike on a warm night in Tempe, Arizona.

    Yellow Chick
    Pullet
    Leghorn Silkie Chicken
    • Pinky Floyd
    • Leghorn Silkie
    • MIX
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Active
    • SHANK: Feathered
    • SURVIVED: Bird Flu and Dog Attack
    • TEMPERAMENT: Flighty
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Snowflake
    • Sid Vicious
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Pinky Floyd is extra sweet and looks as if she might be smiling.

    Cute Baby Chick
    Baby Chick
    Ameraucana Silkie Pullet
    Silkie Hen Crossbreed
    Scarlet
    • Scarlet
    • Ameraucana Silkie
    • Head Hen
    • MIX
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Dog Attack
    • SHANK: Clean Willow
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Ashley
    • Winchester
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Scarlet is our most beautiful hen and she is always seen with her best friend Flower.

    Silkie Crossbreed
    Silkie Hen
    • Snowflake
    • Silkie
    • Crossbreed
    • FLOCK: 2nd
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Broken Neck
    • SHANK: Feathered
    • TEMPERAMENT: Flighty
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • CHILDREN:
    • Pinky Floyd
    • Steely Dan
    • Steve
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Snowflake was a shy, sweet hen. Her skin was purple and her feathers bright white. The rooster Travis was in love with her.

    Ameraucana
    Pullet
    Valerie Vanderbeak
    • Valerie
    • Wheaten Ameraucana
    • Easter Egger
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Murdered
    • LIKES EATING: Grapes
    • SHANK: Clean Willow
    • SURVIVED: Entanglement
    • TEMPERAMENT: Curious
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Watching Valerie and Verlane take turns jumping straight up trying to reach the leaves hanging from the chinaberry tree one beautiful morning.

    Ameraucana Chicken
    Pullet
    Wheaten Ameraucana Hen
    • Verlane
    • Wheaten Ameraucana
    • Easter Egger
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Stolen
    • LIKES EATING: Grapes
    • SHANK: Clean Willow
    • SURVIVED: Bird Flu
    • TEMPERAMENT: Curious
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • CHILDREN:
    • Bummy
    • Valora
    • Velvet
    • Vermillion
    • Violet
    • REMEMBER HER:

    While Verlane had bird flu taking care of her included sneaking her into a hotel room and taking her for a walk everyday where we could watch her enjoy the green grass in the sunshine.

    Verlane was stolen from the Odessy Business Park at Baseline Road and Country Club in Mesa, Arizona on November 11, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

    There is a reward offered for information about the two women who were seen chasing Verlane and four other chickens that evening.

    Please call or text:

    928 254-9081

    480 383-3689

    Baby Ameraucana Chick
    Ameraucana Pullet
    Ameraucana Hen
    • Vermillion
    • Ameraucana
    • Easter Egger
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Active
    • SHANK: Clean Willow
    • SURVIVED: Bird Flu and Pneumonia
    • TEMPERAMENT: Curious
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Verlane
    • Winchester
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Sometimes known as "Parts Vermillion".

    Baby Chicken
    Pullet
    Hen
    • Viola
    • Ameraucana
    • Easter Egger
    • FLOCK: FFF
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Lettuce
    • SHANK: Clean Willow
    • SURVIVED: Rooster Attack
    • TEMPERAMENT: Nervous
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HER:

    Viola suffered from a brutal rooster attack that left the skin from her neck torn off.

    • Steely Dan
    • Leghorn Silkie
    • MIX
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Hawk
    • LEGS: Clean Blue
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Snowflake
    • Sid Vicious
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    A very sad day to find a hawk tore Steely Dan to pieces.

    Steely Dan had bright blue legs and was a favorite.

    White Frizzle Bantam Chick
    White Frizzle Bantam Cockerel
    White Frizzle Bantam Rooster
    Feathered Legged Bantam
    • Milenko Domingo
    • Frizzle Bantam
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Heat Stroke
    • LEGS: Feathered
    • LIKES EATING: Pasta
    • TEMPERAMENT: Curious
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Domingo spent one morning trapped underneath a large plastic bowl. He was moving the overturned bowl across the yard like a turtle.

    Domingo liked to have his feathers blown dry with the hair dryer after a bath.

    Black Tailed Japanese Bantam Rooster
    Black Tailed Japanese Bantam Hen And Rooster
    True Bantam Rooster
    • Gordon
    • Black Tailed Japanese Bantam
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: ABC
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Crackers
    • TEMPERAMENT: Docile
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Gordon is always seen with Greta.

    Gordon may be the smallest rooster, but he is certainly the fastest.

    Baby Rooster
    Young Rooster
    Little Rooster
    • Ivanhoe
    • Ameraucana Silkie
    • MIX
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Hawk
    • LEGS: Feathered
    • SHANK: Black with Yellow Sole
    • TEMPERAMENT: Sweet
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Ashley
    • Winchester
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    We chased after and stopped the hawk from tearing Ivanhoe apart, but we were too late as the hawk was successful in breaking his neck.

    We are forever sad. We will never know what he would have looked like grown up. He had beautiful colorful feathers like a flower.

    If it is not possible to hang fishing line over our heads, the chickens are vulnerable to the hawks. Lesson learned: A big farm is not a better farm.

    Delaware Cockerel
    Delaware Chicken
    Delaware
    Delaware Rooster
    • Joey
    • Delaware
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: EYE
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Peanut Butter
    • COMB: Single
    • SURVIVED: Vicious Dog Attack
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Twice after Joey has watched me enter the house and close the front door, he remained standing for a minute then walked around to the back of the house looking for me.

    Joey oftens rides on the front seat of the car with us. When it is hot, several times Joey has wanted the air conditioning turned on and he accidentally turns on the radio instead.

    Dominique Cockerel
    Dominique Rooster
    Dominique Heritage Breed
    • Levi
    • Dominique
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: EYE
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Crackers
    • COMB: Rose
    • TEMPERAMENT: Gentle, Nervous
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Levi was quick to learn on his own to stand in cool water on a hot summer day.

    Levi will chase Randi around and around the yard until both of them start slowing down from exhaustion.

    Big Rooster
    Buff Orpington
    Buff Orpington Rooster
    • Randi
    • Buff Orpington
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: EYE
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Tomatoes
    • COMB: Single
    • TEMPERAMENT: Shy
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Randi loves to look at himself in the mirror.

    Randi will stomp his feet in frustration when he does not get what he wants.

    Black Rooster
    Black Cochin Frizzle Bantam Cockerel
    Feathered Legged Bantam

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    • Richard
    • Black Cochin Frizzle Bantam
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Heat Stroke
    • LEGS: Feathered
    • LIKES EATING: Almonds
    • SURVIVED: Dog Attack
    • TEMPERAMENT: Curious
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Richard would run across the yard and bite me on the foot. Then he would try to turn around fast enough to run away, but he would get scooped up with his little legs still kicking. Richard loved to be hugged. Richard was my little prince.

    'Come here Richie..., make me laugh again.'

    Frizzle
    Bantam Rooster
    Black Frizzle Rooster

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    • Rocky
    • Black Cochin Frizzle Bantam
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: FFF
    • STATUS: Active
    • LEGS: Feathered
    • LIKES EATING:
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Rocky has fun when we chase him around the yard.

    Yellow Chick
    Cockerel
    Salvatore
    Leghorn Silkie
    • Salvatore
    • Leghorn Silkie
    • MIX
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Murdered
    • LEGS: Clean
    • TEMPERAMENT: Gentle
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Ashley
    • Sid Vicious
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Salvatore has an extra toe on each foot.

    Salvatore does not mind having a bath. He does not suddenly try to jump up and out of the water, he will stay put and allow us to wash him squeaky clean.

    All the hens seem to like Salvatore the most.

    White Leghorn Rooster
    Rooster Fight

    Sid Vicious is really shy and sweet in spite of his name.

    Young Silver Cuckoo Maran Chicken
    Silver Cuckoo Maran Cockerel
    Silver Cuckoo Maran
    • Silver Dollar
    • Silver Cuckoo Maran
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: EYE
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Dog Attack
    • TEMPERAMENT: Nervous
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    The Silver Dollar was a very beautiful bird.

    His best friend was Clover.

    If we had raised him he would still be alive today. His mistrust and tendency to panic sent him flying into the wrong yard.

    Pea Comb
    Ameraucana Purebred Rooster
    • Spot
    • White Ameraucana
    • Purebred
    • FLOCK: EYE
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Carrots
    • COMB: Pea
    • SHANK: Clean Slate
    • TEMPERAMENT: Aggressive
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    White Rooster
    Big Rooster
    • Sprite
    • White Ameraucana
    • Crossbreed
    • FLOCK: EYE
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Cherry Tomatoes
    • COMB: Pea
    • SHANK: Clean Willow
    • SURVIVED: Bird Flu
    • TEMPERAMENT: Docile
    • ORIGIN: Rescued
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Sprite is a huge bird and it feels good to hug him. Sprite will let me carry him anywhere, hold him upside down, and even if I give him a bath he is always relaxed.

    Young Leghorn Rooster
    Red Shouldered White Leghorn Cockerel
    Red Shouldered White Leghorn Rooster
    • Sylvester
    • Leghorn
    • Crossbreed
    • FLOCK: ABC
    • STATUS: Missing
    • LIKES EATING: Pumpkin
    • TEMPERAMENT: Aggressive
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Alice
    • Sid Vicious
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Sylvester had red shoulders.

    Young Rooster
    White Leghorn Cockerel
    White Leghorn Rooster
    • Travis
    • Leghorn
    • Crossbreed
    • FLOCK: ABC
    • STATUS: Relocated
    • TEMPERAMENT: Calm
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Alice
    • Sid Vicious
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Travis never looks before he jumps..., he just jumps.

    Baby Chick
    • Vesuvius
    • Welsummer
    • Crossbreed
    • FLOCK: 3rd
    • STATUS: Active
    • LIKES EATING: Raisins
    • COMB: Single
    • SHANK: Clean Orange
    • SURVIVED: Bird Flu
    • TEMPERAMENT: Tame
    • ORIGIN: Incubated
    • PARENTS:
    • Lilo
    • Winchester
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    Vesuvius crows the highest and loudest.

    It is fun to see the very small bantam rooster Gordon chasing Vesuvius.

    After Salvatore scolds Vesuvious, Vesuvius will scare and chase Joey.

    Vesuvius loves to cuddle and rest with his necked strectched long and his chin down flat.

    Male Chick
    Cockerel
    Rooster
    Ameraucana Rooster
    • Victor
    • Silver Splash Ameraucana
    • Crossbreed
    • FLOCK: 1st
    • STATUS: Deceased
    • REASON: Heat Stroke
    • LIKES EATING: Potato Salad
    • COMB: Pea
    • SHANK: Clean Willow
    • TEMPERAMENT: Gentle
    • VISITED: Rogue River, OR
    • and Yakima, WA
    • ORIGIN: Donated
    • CHILDREN:
    • Alejandro
    • REMEMBER HIM:

    After taking his first taste of yogurt, Victor quickly lifted his head to look up at me for a few seconds, then he plunged his head into the bowl, covering his whole head with yogurt.

    Victor sat quietly on a wooden high chair next to me watching movies until certain things got his attention. When someone appeared with a guitar, Victor never failed to sit up straight and chatter on and on until the guitar disappeared.

    Ameraucana
    Rooster Reading A Magazine
    Red Rooster
    Rooster Molting
    Beautiful Rooster

    When written material such as magazines or newspapers cover the floor of the coop, Winchester stares at the pages and it looks like he could be reading the words.