Coming out of lurk

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CJJenkins, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. CJJenkins

    CJJenkins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been enjoying reading threads and researching taking care of chickens for about 2 years now, planned how i wanted my tractor to look and figured out what kind of chickens i wanted. Then the neighbor called and said he had 5 baby chicks that were going to die in the cold, did i want them? I said you can borrow my brooder, he said no thanks come get these chicks. They had hatched out the day before and I don't think they had had any food or water. One little guy didn't make it, but the other 4 are now 11 days old, our tractor is almost completely built and these little ones are doing fine. Now can someone help me if I post pics, to determine the sex and breed?
    I really would like some Buff Orpingtons as I want egg producers and no more than 6 in the tractor we have built.
     
  2. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I might be able to help you. Could you post pictures?

    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Great It's about time you joined the forum! Welcome to BYC and the chicken adventure.

    I would start a new thread under chicken breeds to post the pics. We can help you at least narrow down the breed, but you will probably have to wait a couple months to figure out the sex. Buff Orpingtons are a great breed. If none of them look like a Buff orp. maybe you could call some feed stores to find out if they have a couple of pullets to buy still.
     
  4. CJJenkins

    CJJenkins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i posted some pics in the "Raising baby chicks" forum. Thanks for the warm welcome and any guesses about my chicks!
     
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  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
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    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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