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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sarahjones01, May 16, 2016.

  1. sarahjones01

    sarahjones01 New Egg

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    Hi everyone, I am brand new to chicken owning and know almost nothing. I purchased my first 6 chicks about three weeks ago. They are roughly 5-6 weeks old now. I am almost positive that I have at least two Roos in the bunch, and am not sure the sex of the remaining four, so I'll be posting pictures when they get a bit older to try and figure that out. I am very excited to be a chicken owner, and am looking forward to the adventures to come!
     
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. wabbit1964

    wabbit1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens. This site is full of helpful information and folks willing to give advice when asked. I often type key words into the search bar and read old threads and glean new information every time.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] and congrats on getting your own flock.

    At 5-6 weeks the experienced folks may be able to help you with the roos vs pullets dilemma - go ahead and get pics and post under what breed/gender forum to see if anyone can ID them.

    But, in case you drew unwanted roos, do start planning on rehoming - just in case.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
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  7. MoreChickensPlz

    MoreChickensPlz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! There's a lot of people that can help you here.
     
  8. sarahjones01

    sarahjones01 New Egg

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    Thanks for the welcome and advice everyone!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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