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Hi everyone!  I'm a new member too. I live along the front range of the Rockies on the eastern plains of Colorado Springs CO. I currently have a flock of 10 Guinea Hens - the originating pair were "donated" (read dumped) on our property two summers ago. Soon, a clutch of 11 eggs were produced - 10 hatched. One chick was snatched right in front of the hen by a hawk, with me watching out the window. So sad!  The coop was purchased later that day! The male had disappeared while the hen was brooding, To date, the mother hen and all chicks are alive and well and lay like crazy throughout the summer. I know there are some males in there, but ID-ing Guineas is a trick. I look forward to reading all the news and seeing your pictures!

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Welcome to BYC! So glad you joined our flock! Sounds like you're already a great flock owner. If you have any questions, check out the Learning Center (http://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center) or feel free to ask away! We all are addicted to answering questions and seeing pictures, I call this place the "The Facebook for Poultry Enthusiasts". Look forward to seeing your birds! 

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2 Barred Rocks, 4 White Leghorns, 6 Light Brahmas, and 3 Partridge Rocks

"There are two types of (people) in this world;
those who want to be astronauts,
and those who want to be astronomers."


- Dr. Alan Grant, Jurassic Park III
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Hi and a warm welcome to byc. Lots of great members who are willing to help however they can. I hope that you find being a member a rewarding experience - I think it's top banana! big_smile.png

Cheers
Ct
Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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:welcome

 

It's nice to have you here!

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Check out all 11 new mini contests!

BYC Mini Contests - Win a 2017 Calendar!!

Deadlines for all is Dec. 11, 2016

You can't win if you don't play!

 

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/creative-crafting-with-eggshells

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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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Nice to have you here. Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock.

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