Er...Hello?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Carol Rider, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. Carol Rider

    Carol Rider Out Of The Brooder

    Hi, I'm Rebekah.

    Um, I don't have any chickens yet, but I hope to soon.

    Just have to convince my Dad first.

    My current favorite is the Rhode Island Red, and, tee-hee, they're also my Dad's favorite chicken. :)

    Who says God doesn't have a sense of humor?

    Anyhow, I'm really liking this site and my Mom liked the sound of it, too.

    (That's a good thing, by the way.)

    Well, must go.
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2013
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Carol Rider

    Carol Rider Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you.

    If you have chickens, what kind do you have?
     
  5. Carol Rider

    Carol Rider Out Of The Brooder

    Haha, thank you very much.

    If you're overun with chickens, how do you do it?
     
  6. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 buff orpingtons,1 silver lace wyandotte, and one cinnamon queen.
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  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. MsChickenMomma

    MsChickenMomma Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad to have you join us! Hopefully your parents let you get some chickens. Raising them is a very fun experience. I have several breeds of chickens. I have,


    2 White Leghorns,
    2 Golden Campines (a flighty breed, but very pretty)
    2 Easter Eggers,
    1 Black Australorp,
    5 Buff Orpingtons (My favorite breeds by far),
    7 Rhode Island Reds (one is a rooster),
    2 New Hampshire Reds,
    and 2 Buff Orpington/Rhode Island Red mixes.

    For a beginner I would suggest Buff Orpingtons, Rhode Island Reds, Barred Rocks (which I don't currently have) and maybe some Easter Eggers. These are all very sweet breeds. Buff Orps, Barred Rocks, and Rhode Islands all lay brown eggs, and Easter Eggers lay pinky brown, green, or blue eggs.
     

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