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  1. Ginny0

    Newbie - Hello!

    Both sets of my grandparents were farmers and I've always wanted chickens. We finally got our fist chicks in April from a local farm, however 4 out of 7 turned out to be cockerels. Though we live on 3 acres, we are inside our city limits and cannot have roos. The three remaining hens are now 4...
  2. M

    My little chick-a-dees

    Hi, my name is Judy Hawkins. I currently live in Northern California in the Sierra Foothills. I grew up on a small chicken ranch in Simi Valley, Southern Cal) selling our fresh eggs to neighbors. I've always had a warm spot in my heart for chickens and I love picking up the eggs. We...
  3. G

    Hi, I am new here!

    Hello fellow animal enthusiasts. I'm new here. I looked up selective breeding of chickens on a whim and by chance happened on this site. I originally didn't think much of chickens but when I saw some of the crosses, polish crossed with turken or naked neck. I was intrigued. I grew to see the...
  4. Lil Chicken mama

    Hi, Lil Chicken mama here

    Thanks for the add. Have been raising hens for a few years, but recently expanded into quail, fertile eggs, and roosters. So now I have gone from two rescued hens to a dozen...lol. mostly RI Reds, a couple of Americaunas, and everyone is bossed by my Jersey black. All have been rescues...
  5. SouthCoastEasterEgger

    Not sure if something is wrong? Coturnix Quail hatch

    So I've been using the Brinsea Mini II Advance to hatch out 12 Pharaoh Coturnix quail eggs. It's my first time so I'm not 100% sure what I'm doing. Temp is set at 99.6F no humidity sensor is included in this device. Turned them from day 2 to day 14, they came shipped. I candled on day 14 and...
  6. lexi f

    new member introduction! :D

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? me and my family are fairly new to chickens. i had a step-grandma who raised chickens on her farm, but i didn't go often, so my contact with chickens was limited util recently. we got our first buff orphingtons on june 5th, but my...
  7. BekahHah

    Help me out!! Quail egg zipping but I think the beak is stuck!!!

    My jumbo quail started zipping at 10am today and seemed to do alright until near 12 this afternoon, it’s trying to zip but it’s beak is hanging out and unable to continue zipping. If it’s beak was pushed in maybe I could continue but right now it can’t turn. It’s chirping a lot and I don’t...
  8. Keetkeet

    Hello!

    Long time around poultry, going to be getting my own soon. I have two guinea keets at the moment. Excited to be here, though unfortunately I joined to ask about a problem one of my keets has😭 Nice to be here though! When I'm not out terrorizing The Dames with my camera, i'm inside playing...
  9. Johnaimeelee

    Hi

    New to the site but curious to see all the ideas and have access to be able to ask questions! Our chicks our about 4 weeks old.
  10. N

    Hello from Scotland!!

    Just wanted to say a quick (or not so quick) hello to the BYC community. I’ve been a long time stalker and borrower of ideas from this fab site. I live in Scotland with the family and we are all chicken lovers. My partner has kept chickens for 8 years and I’ve always helped out looking after...
  11. darkbaysfordays

    New Member

    Hello! I'm a new member so I figured I should do the new member thread. My name is Shannon and I live in Spencer, NY. My husband and I purchased our first home last August so I'm finally able to have my very own flock! I currently have six 4-week old chicks (three Silver-Laced Wyandottes and...
  12. M

    Hello - first time chicken tender here!

    Hello! I am a first time backyard chicken tender from Maine. My first flock is 2 Rhode Island reds and 2 barred rocks. I have 1.5 acres they will eventually free range on and hopefully will add more chickens as time goes (started with a smaller coop but also had 2 chicks die in transient :( ) I...
  13. TheTexasChickenGirl

    Hello!

    Hi! I have a small flock of four. Millie, a cuckoo Maran, Suzy Lou and Miss Blackbeard, both Salmon Favorelles, and an older Partridge Cochin, Coco! I have one golden retriever, Callie, and two guinea pigs, Mr. Poppers and Bailey. My nickname is Chicken Girl, and I love chickens so so so much...
  14. Sweetchild_Leah

    Dear chicken lovers...

    Hope y'all are having a wonderful day, and it stays that way. Here's my "get to know me" info, to look at when I become chicken famous. Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? Well, my parents got our first generation of chickens when I was in 5th grade, I believe. (2)...
  15. AmesHillFarm

    So Pleased to Say Hello!

    Hello all! (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I grew up on a small family farm and we had chickens, but it's been quite a few years since then. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Zero. I currently live in a rental that has no yard at all and in a city...
  16. Lone Star Chicken Lady

    Hi!

    Hello fellow chicken lovers! My name is Emilie, and I live in Texas. I FINALLY got my first set of chickens last March. I had been waiting for years! We went with Brahmas since they are good with kids. I currently have Buff and Light Brahmas, 17 hens and 2 Roos. I look forward to expanding my...
  17. B

    Helping mom sell

    Hello, My mother has gotten out of raising chickens seriously a year or two back. She needs to sell her cabinet incubators and cabinet brooder but doesn’t spend much time online. Looking for a reasonable sales price and sales channel to help her sell. Found some historical prices online but...
  18. Rock_birdes

    Hello all!

    Hello all! I'm new to this site, and new to chicken raising. After going to the hardware store to get a piece of metal I finally caved and got 3 baby barred rock pullets. (On September 12) This site has more than helpful in answering most of my questions so far just by clicking through old...
  19. ErnieBerley

    Howdy Chicken Lovers !

    I'm Ernie Hawkins living in the mountains near Asheville NC. I am new to chicks as of April this year 2019. I started with 5 Ameraucana chicks 1 weeks old from the local Feed/seed. They were supposed to be all hens, but after naming the small one Chicken Little, he's now at 5 months the largest...
  20. KaLe dA QuAiL

    hi

    hi i have 18 quails and i live in canada.
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