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Hi everyone, so my family has finally made our first chicken purchase. We have 3 leghorns, 3 australorps, and a bantam. We aren't sure what kind the bantam is but we are excited to have it aboard. We know that our leghorns are girls and we are hoping with our fingers crossed that the rest are girls too. They are about 8 days old now and we are watching for any changes at all. And since we have a few of the same we should be able to see differences as they grow. Anyway we are just super happy to finally be able to start our little chick family.
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:welcomeGreat to have another poultry lover!

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:welcome

You can post pictures of them in the "What Breed or Gender" forum when they are around 6 weeks so we can help you with their gender.

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Have any questions about breeds and gender? Check out What Breed Or Gender is This? fourm for help.  

Be sure to join the What did you have for breakfast this morning? thread! 

Check out these articels:
 

Are you writer? Please share your chicken related articles here: BYC Article Writing Contest #8 - Write and Win!

 

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Hi and welcome to our community - glad that you have joined us.

 

You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even if you have lots of experience)

http://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads. 
 
 
 
You may wish to consider joining your state thread  as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
 
All the best
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Nairobi, Kenya
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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

 

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

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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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Would love to see photos when they are older.  Congrats on your   chicks and  :welcome

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