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Hello there!
We just started this spring with a purchased Rhode Island Red laying hen (Glenda the good hen:-)) and 2 day-old chicks that are now 26 weeks old. We added one chick a little later that is now 24 weeks. Lucky for us they were all pullets, so now we have 4 beautiful girls. Peep, our silver-laced Wyandotte has been laying for about 2 weeks, Marshmallow, our coronation Sussex, laid 1 egg a week ago (waiting for more), and that leaves the young one, Ava our Welsummer to start laying.
They are such a hoot, and fun to have around, with the bonus of wonderful fresh eggs!
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Hello and welcome to BYC frow.gif Glad you joined us!

 

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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4 horses: Arabian (Polish), Arabian, BLM, Paint thbrd 1/4, 2 dogs: 1 terrior mix, 1 blue nose bull with gotti line, 1 cat: caleco, 7 koi fish, chickens: 11 bramma's, 10 rhode island reds, 4 white leghorns, 5 buff orpington's, 1 black Minorca, 1 duckwing, 1 brown leghorn, 1 (possibly) polish, 1 grey bantom. guinea's: 6 white, 5 pearl grey, 5 lavender. turkeys: 4 blue slate, 4 royal palm.

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4 horses: Arabian (Polish), Arabian, BLM, Paint thbrd 1/4, 2 dogs: 1 terrior mix, 1 blue nose bull with gotti line, 1 cat: caleco, 7 koi fish, chickens: 11 bramma's, 10 rhode island reds, 4 white leghorns, 5 buff orpington's, 1 black Minorca, 1 duckwing, 1 brown leghorn, 1 (possibly) polish, 1 grey bantom. guinea's: 6 white, 5 pearl grey, 5 lavender. turkeys: 4 blue slate, 4 royal palm.

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Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan big_smile.png

Home of the world's cutest dachshund, one crazy blue heeler, two cats,
              one fat pony, and many (but not too many!) chickens

              Can anyone tell me, how many are too many chickens?

 



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Home of the world's cutest dachshund, one crazy blue heeler, two cats,
              one fat pony, and many (but not too many!) chickens

              Can anyone tell me, how many are too many chickens?

 



Chickenstock 2015 http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/945665/cs15-the-official-michigan-chicken-stock-information-thread-for-june-20-2015
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                 Say NO to Crested Ducks!                     Common Chicken Practices          Learn more about Avian Influenza                          My BYC Interview                               Raising Ducks                                         Geese 101

 

 

 

"Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose" 

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                 Say NO to Crested Ducks!                     Common Chicken Practices          Learn more about Avian Influenza                          My BYC Interview                               Raising Ducks                                         Geese 101

 

 

 

"Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose" 

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frow.gif                          welcome-byc.gif           from washington state                   glad you joined us!

Autumn Farm Orpingtons is dedicated to breeding only Pure English Orpingtons. Our breeding stock comes from top European breeders and some of our breeding stock comes directly from Europe. Occasionally we offer a limited number of individuals for sale.
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Autumn Farm Orpingtons is dedicated to breeding only Pure English Orpingtons. Our breeding stock comes from top European breeders and some of our breeding stock comes directly from Europe. Occasionally we offer a limited number of individuals for sale.
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frow.gif & welcome-byc.gif from Alabama. Glad you joined us.

9/28/2013 RIP Verity. . . You'll always be in our hearts.

 

Check out my Blog: The Country Chick                          And be sure to check out our soap shop on Etsy, here.

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9/28/2013 RIP Verity. . . You'll always be in our hearts.

 

Check out my Blog: The Country Chick                          And be sure to check out our soap shop on Etsy, here.

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Hi and welcome-byc.gif from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. thumbsup.gif

TIME is the best thing to spend on a child!
Always calibrate your hygrometer before you incubate!!

Home to Mandarins, Speckled Sussex, Barred Rock, Golden Buffs, Welsummers, Ameraucanas, Black Australorp, Silver Laced Wyandotte, Two Weimaraners, Two beautiful daughters and a great DH who builds whatever I need!

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TIME is the best thing to spend on a child!
Always calibrate your hygrometer before you incubate!!

Home to Mandarins, Speckled Sussex, Barred Rock, Golden Buffs, Welsummers, Ameraucanas, Black Australorp, Silver Laced Wyandotte, Two Weimaraners, Two beautiful daughters and a great DH who builds whatever I need!

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Howdy!

 

 

- New for 2013 - Breeding Icelandic Chickens -

 

- Member of The American Buckeye Club -

 

 

 

 

 

 

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- New for 2013 - Breeding Icelandic Chickens -

 

- Member of The American Buckeye Club -

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Greetings from Kansas, NineTreesMom, and welcome-byc.gif!  Happy you joined us!  Good luck to you!!
 

I never considered a difference in opinion, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.  - Thomas Jefferson
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.  - Ben Franklin
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.  - Teddy Roosevelt
 

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I never considered a difference in opinion, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.  - Thomas Jefferson
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.  - Ben Franklin
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.  - Teddy Roosevelt
 

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