Chicken novice just joined!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cchall, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. cchall

    cchall Hatching

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    Hello everyone,
    My name is Charles and I am new to the this wonderful world of back yard chickens. Me and my wife just got 12 new chickens that we have been raising for the past 2 1/2 weeks they were just a week old when we purchased them. We picked a mixture of breeds 3 Buff Orphingtons, 2 Delaware, 3 Dominique, 3 Rhode Island Reds, 1 Welsummer. They are a wonder addition to our growing family. I am excited to learn and see everyone's experiences with their chickens and also share our own with the community.
    Happy Holidays,
    Charles
     
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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Hello from Kansas, Charles, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Great sounding mix of birds you have there! Best of luck to you!
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     

  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Hello, and Welcome to BYC!!!
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  9. miss silky

    miss silky In the Brooder

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    Have u tried hatching? I'm new too. From lake forest il.
     

  10. Cowboycooper

    Cowboycooper In the Brooder

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    Hello Charles,

    I am also new. I live in the Washington DC area. We have been wanting to get backyard chickens. Then a friend of mine said get ready I am bringing you 7 this weekend. That was about 2 weeks ago. I was so excited to the first egg only 2 days later when he told me it would be about 2 weeks. Our hens consists of 3 red ones, 1 buff, 1 Easter egger, 1 Dominique, and 1 white one with a black speck here or there. We have really come to enjoy them and really like watching them. I would like to get a few young ones this spring and start with what we want so who know how that will go.
    From one new be to another.
    Gary
     

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