Colorado, new to chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Alnoodle, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. Alnoodle

    Alnoodle Just Hatched

    Jun 15, 2016
    Amanda here from Colorado. I currently have 7 chicken.... 6 ended up for sure roosters!!!! Learning it all..... Eventually. I have RIR.
  2. uncertainty

    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2015
    Great White North
    Hi Amanda; I have my first flock as well. I am finding BYC to be a great resource. The members are really generous with their time and advice. Glad to have someone to learn along with me! My chicks are about 5 weeks old. I think it is a 60:40 split, female:male, but time will tell.
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Amanda and welcome to our community. Seems you've had some bad luck with your first flock - all the more reason to get rid of some of the little fellas and get more girls [​IMG].

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area -

    All the best
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I believe one of the rules of chicken math is: If you get a roo replace it with two (pullets)
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Quite right. And while you're there, might as well get three, or even four, right? I mean, just in case. You never know when you might need some more chickens. :D

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