Brand new Chicken owner!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hells, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. Hells

    Hells New Egg

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    Hi! I live on the south coast of England and have recently got my first three chickens. I have to admit - I am in love!! I believe they are Plymouth Barred Rocks and they are about three and a half months old. We think they are all girls but one of them has a much redder face than the others - none have much in the way of combs but being an absolute novice I am afraid I may have a rooster. Will try to upload some photos soon and perhaps someone can help me?
     
  2. CheaperPeepers

    CheaperPeepers Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! Just joined BYC and I'm LOVING it!!!!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I wouldn't give up yet, pullets get redder in the face and comb when they are approaching point of lay. [​IMG] Hope you have all girls.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, Hells, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Best wishes to you and your flock!
     
  5. Hells

    Hells New Egg

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    Thank you all - it's one of the best hobbies I have ever taken up.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. The bird with the reddening face may just be closer to egg laying than her flockmates.
     
  9. CheaperPeepers

    CheaperPeepers Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!!! I have 2 RIR's chicks 1 cock and 1 hen and they never leave each others site!!!. I already have a cock and are going to sell the chick. It's gonna be really hard to separate them !! Any ideas how I can do this!?
     
  10. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Welcome to BYC from California wine country in the Western Sierra Foothills! :frow

    Keeping chickens is the best thing I have ever done for myself, so I know what you mean.
     

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