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Fancier in Training

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kinmera, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. Kinmera

    Kinmera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello All!

    While I am new to BYC I am not new to raising chickens. I've had multiple varieties of chickens for the last 12 years. My family however has now settled on just a few varieties to raise as both 4-H projects and with the goal of getting into the exhibition and breeding to APA standard line of fun.
    I am the proud momma of a 9 year old daughter & a 7 year old son. \

    I am the proud Momma Hen of an assorted laying flock of about 60 (Silver-laced wyandottes, Partridge Plymouth Rocks, Black Australorps, Cinnamon Queens, a blue andalusian, and an assortment of crossbreds that I hatched.) These girls are being phased out as I have finally found an APA quality breeder of Blue Orpingtons. I am still hunting for an affordable quality breeder of Black and White Orpingtons. I am interested in American Orpingtons.

    Our 4-H project birds:
    3 Black Sumatras, 3 Black Wyandotte Bantams, & 2 White Wyandotte Bantams which my daughter cares for. We are looking for LF Black & Blue Sumatra breeders as my daughter is expressing interest in increasing her flock size and showing competitively.
    My son cares for 5 White Plymouth Rocks which we are also looking to expand.

    I am also dabbling with a cross between a White Plymouth Rock Roo and Partridge Rock Hens. I had 4 beautiful pullets hatch from this cross last year - A beautiful blue partridge rock (blue where the partridge is red, white in place of black). They may never be considered a "show" bird, but they're beautiful and I am hoping they turn out to be a good dual purpose bird.

    I am the chair of the Cattaraugus County 4H Poultry program here in WNY. I oversee exhibition fowl, market chickens, and market turkey projects.

    I look forward to working and hanging out with all of you!
     
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2014
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    glad you joined some of us crazy people here! in Washington state!
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  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    Enjoy all your poultry adventures in life!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Take a look at hinckjcpoultry.com. They are located in NE Pa. and have some nice orpingtons.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] It's great that the kids are so involved
     

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