East bay new member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cowgurl67, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. cowgurl67

    cowgurl67 New Egg

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    Hi! I'm from Antioch and got my first two Americanas. I'm very excited and will be needing plenty of advice. I know they are about 5-6 months old and have not known to lay eggs yet but I am very suspicious that they have not been fed properly before I got them. This coming Thursday I will have had them one week, and I have them on purine layena crumbles. Hopefully they will start laying soon!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    When they are approaching point of lay their combs will enlarge and redden up. They will squat if you touch their backs. You might want to put a golf ball or two in the nest boxes, so they know where eggs go.
     
  3. cowgurl67

    cowgurl67 New Egg

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    Thank you I'll try that! Behold Thelma and Louise![​IMG]
     
  4. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Thelma and Louise are certainly beautiful pullets. Thanks for posting their pics. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  6. cowgurl67

    cowgurl67 New Egg

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    Thank you!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  9. marieff

    marieff Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I'm in Antioch too! Us East Bay members have to stick together! [​IMG]
     
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  10. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Thanks for sharing a photo of Thelma and Louise. I hope you see some eggs soon!
     

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