12 chickens and counting...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jaylee52, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. Jaylee52

    Jaylee52 In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm brand new to chickens. We got our first day-old chicks 3 weeks ago. And then we got some year-old layers that a neighbor could no longer take care of just a few days later.

    So now we have...

    Chicks:
    (1) Welsummer named Moe
    (1) Salmon Faverolle named Martha
    (1) GL Wyandotte named Ladybird
    (1) Gray Easter Egger named Dolley

    Hens:
    (2) Rhode Island Reds
    (3) SL Wyandottes
    (3) Ameracaunas - 1 white and 2 gold/gray
    My husband and I are full-time beekeepers but these are the first non-bee additions to our farm! We hope to get goats in the next year. This doesn't count the cows on our our land since it is leased is to our neighbor who owns the cows. And we have two dogs, a 10 year old Lab-mix named Hank and a 4 year old Black and Tan Coonhound named Rita.

    This site helped me so much when my chicks were just 4 days old and we ran into some problems. thanks for the great community!

    -JJ

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  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot Beautiful chicks! :love
     
  3. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    :welcome

    Your chicks are adorable, thanks for sharing photos!

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here:)
     
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  4. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Hello and welcome to the flock! Congratulations on getting your chicks. They are adorable :love
     
  5. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    :welcome
    Very nice breeds and absolutely adorable :love
     
  6. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    You are getting into Advanced chicken math!

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  7. tootmany

    tootmany Songster

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    Welcome to the site! Happy to welcome a beekeeper in these trying times for our fuzzy little friends. I hope you find keeping chickens to be very rewarding! :)
     
  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    :welcome:yesss: Your chicks are beautiful
     
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under JJ :frowWelcome and Congratulations! :clap

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. 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.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    Aaaw, such cuties! If you would like to share more Pictures and Stories of your flock and/or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.
     
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