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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Photolady07, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Photolady07

    Photolady07 In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] Hello Everyone My name is Jennifer and I Live in Northeast Missouri! My son had a flock of cherry egger chickens given to him when he was almost 5. Thus started our love of chickens! He takes care of them daily and he sells the eggs for money for himself. that is his "Paycheck" We now have a variety of chickens (almost 30) ! Ameraucana is his new favorite. we are having problems finding true Ameraucana chickens.Honestly all I know is what I have experienced. We have had chickens for 4 years now and honestly I still feel as if i do not know enough. trying to learn breed names and characteristics seems very confusing! Chickens are his 4-H project also. He did have success at the county and state fair with his Rhode Island Red Rooster. any tips for learning resources would be helpful for both of us! Thanks!!!!
     
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  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

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    Welcome to the group. There's a lot of information in the various forums, if searching past threads doesn't help, then post your questions under the Breeds category. There is so much experience in the membership and sure those who breed and raise the Ameraucana can help. Some of the Sponsors sites also have excellent sources of breed info.

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Congratulations on your son's success at the county and state fair with his RIR roo. Raising chickens is a great experience for children. My granddaughter (pictured in my avatar) loves our chickens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock, and your son. :eek:)
     
  4. Photolady07

    Photolady07 In the Brooder

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    Thanks A Lot!!!
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    The Learning Center has lots of great articles and info, well worth browsing
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! You have come to the right place for all the learning and fun! Our learning center has lots of great articles on all the aspects of keeping poultry, much of which you are probably familiar with. But take a look when you have the time...https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Really everything you read on BYC will be educational . Welcome to the flock.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     

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