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Hi my wife and I just got 5 black sexlink 1 year old. We bought a coop from tsc and so far we have gotten 1 egg. We are from tenn... it's around 20-30 degrees. We have had them since Tuesday and only got 1 egg. I just put a light in there.. any help or comments or help is appreciated

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Hello from Ireland.
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Gold partridge pekin bantam
Coronation Sussex bantam
Barbu d'Anver quail colour
Black bantam silkie
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I breed and show
Gold partridge pekin bantam
Coronation Sussex bantam
Barbu d'Anver quail colour
Black bantam silkie
Cream legbar
Rouen ducks
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Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am so glad you joined us, and I am sure you will enjoy it here! Please make yourself at home! frow.gif
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Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

Actually, those birds appear to be Black Australorps. Black Sex Links will have a collar of red on their hackle and breast.

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100 something birds. 8 species. ♥ Norman ♥ Norma ♥ Misha ♥ and ♥ Taylor ♥ are my babies.
Visit Norman the Rooster's Thread Here!
Breeding Silkies, Malay, and assorted others. Studying poultry genetics and the Standard of Perfection. Caponization practitioner/advocate.
Working at The Poultry Palace in Placerville, CA. Come see us for started pullets, chicks, Bar Ale feed, & more!

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post #5 of 8

G’Day from down under taylors729 :frow  Welcome!

 

Congratulations on your new feathered family and that always special first egg.

 

You might want to say hello on your local thread: http://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

 

I hope you enjoy BYC.  There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.  Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends ;)

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Bambrook Bantams; Home to Cilla, Dusty, LuLu, Blondie and Crystal

 

'There is No snooze button on a chicken who wants breakfast'

 

'Until One Has Loved An Animal, Part Of Their Soul Remains Unawakened'

 

My Chicken Page: http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bambrook-bantams

 

Teila's Tales from the Coop: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1109051/teilas-tales-from-the-coop

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:welcome

 

If you just got the birds, they may still be adjusting to their new surroundings and it will take a while for them to settle in. Change isn't easy for chickens, just give them some time. It does appear that you have BA's as QueenMisha said (maybe it's the photo?) but those are a very popular breed and they should be good layers given time.

 

Good luck to you!

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:welcome I am glad you joined us! Yes, you have 5 beautiful Black Australorp hens! I hope you enjoy BYC, best wishes!

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I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

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Black Australorps are a very good breed and excellent layers.   Welcome to BYC

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