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Fernley Nevada thread

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by vicki017, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just decided to look around and noticed the most recent posts about Fernley are last year. Anyone out there still in Fernley?
     
  2. OuttaKaliAcres

    OuttaKaliAcres Out Of The Brooder

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    I am!
     
  3. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woo I'm not alone xD
     
  4. OuttaKaliAcres

    OuttaKaliAcres Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Vicki,
    How many chickens do have and what breeds?
    Jessica
     
  5. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6, two are Rhode Island reds, two are Easter Eggers, one is barred rock, and the one is possible white Plymouth Rock (last 2 were from assorted bin)
    They are now 7 weeks old

    How about you?
     
  6. OuttaKaliAcres

    OuttaKaliAcres Out Of The Brooder

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    You got yours 3 weeks before we got ours! We started with 2 Buff Orpingtons, 3 Aracaunas (Easter Eggers I'm sure), 2 Welsummers, and 1 white rock from the assorted bin. Then my husband went to big R unsupervised and picked up one more Aracauna/Easter Egger and two black chicks. They told him they were Austrlorps but I don't think they are. I think they are black sex links. So we have 11 total. Have you had chickens before? This is our first time.
     
  7. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah the aracuanas are Easter Eggers and very beautiful one of mine is pure white and the other is gray, black, and orange around her neck. She's also getting bluish feathers.

    I got a pure black with one white spot on its head from assorted which was my barred rock, I was originally going to get 2 leghorns rather than 2 Rhode Island reds but they ran out

    Edit: forgot to add it's my first time too!
     
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  8. OuttaKaliAcres

    OuttaKaliAcres Out Of The Brooder

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    I have heard much better things about Rhode Island Reds than Leghorns. My sister has RIRs. I think you will be very happy with them! All of my Easter Eggers look different too! Two are similar kind of grayish in color but still very different. One is cream colored and the youngest is black. When I got my white rock from the assorted bin I was initially disappointed that's what she became. But I love her now! She is one of my top favorites. She is really good natured.
     
  9. vicki017

    vicki017 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The funny thing about my white rock is I've been thinking its a he for a week or 2 now! However the comb hasn't progressed since the base turned red so I'm thinking its female and my other chicks are getting red in their combs by now too
     
  10. OuttaKaliAcres

    OuttaKaliAcres Out Of The Brooder

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    My white rock is 3 weeks old now and has no red in her comb at all. They have really red combs when they get bigger so maybe that's what is happening. Dp you have a picture of her I could see? I'm curious how mine will look when its as old as yours! I have a Welsummer that I am really thinking is a rooster. I am hoping not, but I will keep it if it doesn't bother my neighbors. We live on 2 acres, but the coop is on the edge of one side, some what close to a neighbor. We have roosters in the neighborhood but they are probably 4 or more acres away and we don't hear them too much. A Welsummer rooster is gorgeous so we will see how it goes! still hoping for a hen though!!!
     

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