Chicks are coming!!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Fisherlmiranda, May 19, 2019.

  1. Fisherlmiranda

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    Hello all! I've been a member of byc for over a year now I believe. But never ventured past the duck pages. I've had ducks for a few years now, I manly raise Welsh harlequins. And this year on out homestead we decided to incorporate a mobile chicken coop in the cow pasture! They are shipping out to us this week! We are building a justin Rhodes chickshaw style mobile coop. And will have 17-20 (the buff orpington are for my grandpa if he wants them) chickens. Heres what I ordered. I was going for a colorful egg basket. I'm excited to join the chicken people group lol 20190520_002354.jpg
     
  2. LaurEliz

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    That's so exciting! You'll love your Easter Eggers and Buff Orpingtons. They're the friendliest chickens I've ever had. :)
     
  3. Callender Girl

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    You should have a lovely egg basket!

    I am raising my first Welsummer and Easter Egger chicks. So far, the EE's are pretty friendly, and the Welsummer is happy to eat what I offer, but otherwise doesn't seem to want to associate with me.

    My Buff Orp, Honey, is my grand dame and is extremely people-oriented. If Grandpa doesn't want them, they will still make a wonderful addition to your flock.

    Good luck on your foray into chicken raising!
     
  4. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Good morning and welcome to the BYC flock!!! Best of luck on your new chicken adventure.
     
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  5. Fisherlmiranda

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    Thanks all! I know I'll get lots of support here if I run into any problems, love BYC :wee:thumbsup
     
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  6. Fisherlmiranda

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    Thanks for sharing, I'm eggsited;) about the EE and the lake shore eggers! I also hope to maybe hatch out my own EE when my blue coppers mix with the legbar rooster!
     
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    Got the text and the email that they shipped, should arrive at the post in the morning!
     
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    So exciting!:frow
     
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  9. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    So exciting, congratulations! If a marans and a blue egg layer mix does that make them an olive egger? I'm thinking maybe not because the one breed is a blue egg layer rather than green so I can see why you are saying they will be EE.
     
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    I thought it was an EE but I just looked it up and your right. But, I can eventually breed EE after breeding olive Eggers 1st generation to olive Eggers second generation! Is what I understand from this. Screenshot_20190521-115822_Pinterest.jpg Screenshot_20190521-115953_Pinterest.jpg
     
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