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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by notrub, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. notrub

    notrub Out Of The Brooder

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    hello,

    way back in the 70's,I lived in los Angeles ,ca, and raised chickens and a few turkeys ,but I raised them mainly for show, then in the 80's I moved to the hi desert and forgot all about chickens . Recently got interested again, so I ordered 15 female chicks from mc murry , they are now 16 weeks old and I am really enjoying them, for the last two weeks, I have been getting 9 to 12 eggs a day .yesterday 14 eggs.whoopee. Don't know if they are spoiling me or vice versa.
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    Beautiful photo! Good luck with all of your chickens! Its great that they're producing so well for you. [​IMG]
     
  3. 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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    Sounds like you are spoiling each other!
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.

    [​IMG] Congrats on getting your new flock and so many eggs.

    No doubt - you have them spoiled and they have you trained [​IMG]
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. 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. 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.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You really lucked out - you ordered females and actually got females. Haven't heard that in a long time. Congratulations on all the eggs.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congrats on getting back into poultry and getting eggs already! Most of my birds are from MM...what breed(s) did you get?
     
  10. notrub

    notrub Out Of The Brooder

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    ordered 15 female chicks , and they included a free chick,guess what? the free one was a rooster. as soon as it crowed I found a new home for it.
     

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