Chicken newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by stacie2219, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. stacie2219

    stacie2219 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 8 hens: 3 silkies, 1 frizzle, 2 sizzles, 1 showgirl, and 1 not sure if breed. Looking to get a silkie rooster to have chicks this summer. Live in upstate ny and have learned everything the hard way so far. 3 kids who enjoy all the excitement they bring!
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    Kelsie has left you with some good links to follow.

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy all your poultry adventures!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It's generally a buyers market for cockerels - get your 20 posts in a hurry by greeting new members on here - just like I am doing now.

    I have seen really nice roosters offered on buy,sell,trade at great prices - especially silkies, and even on the free animals needing homes section. You can pretty much pick and choose tho they may need to be shipped to your location.

    Most people aren't allowed to have roosters in their area, and one rooster can handle 10 hens or so, so there is no need to have several roosters. People don't want their beauties to end up in the soup pot.
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Go to the NY state thread posted by Kelsie. Perhaps someone there can help you with a rooster.
     
  8. crazyfeathers

    crazyfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! If you're looking for help or have any questions you've come to the right place.
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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

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