Cluck Cluck from Northern Ohio!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FinelyFeathered, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. FinelyFeathered

    FinelyFeathered Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heya's ima newbie to the chicken hobbie!! Coop built now all i need is to add the feathered friends!! Wanna start out with a small flock of 8. Would also like to hatch some of my own! So what are your recomendations i like the Jersey Giant breed and the Plymoth Barred Rock. Do you reccomend hatchery purchases? Am open to all and every piece of advise that can be offered!! Thanks in Advance!! Have only been on BYC for a day and am already ADDICTED!!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] There are many breeds to choose from and they all have different pros and cons. Some are friendly, some are flighty, some are great layers and some are great broodies (Silkies!) I'd suggest having a look at this handy chicken chart and see what you'd like:

    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html

    For breeder and hatchery information and discussions look here:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/16/chicken-breeders-hatcheries

    Enjoy your chicken adventures!
     
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  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Hi. Welcome to BYC :) Glad you joined us. I agree with what sumi said.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I agree with Sumi and willowbranch. Glad you are on site.
     
  5. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  6. FinelyFeathered

    FinelyFeathered Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all for the warm welcome!! Thank you for the links Sumi!!! I will def check these out!!! Am looking so forward to my Feathered Adventure!!! :eek:)
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, FinelyFeathered, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! You are right - BYC is such a helpful and friendly place. Hope to see you around the forums. Best of luck to you and Happy New Year!!
     
  8. FinelyFeathered

    FinelyFeathered Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ty Ty :eek:)
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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