First Time Chicken Keeper

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by juaru5, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. juaru5

    juaru5 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all,

    We recently purchased a small farm a now have a small flock of 13 chickens. 11 are orpingtons and 2 are "white". The guy who gave them to me said they were (his words) "Americanas". They don't look like Ameraucans, so I'm not sure what they are. Hopefully I can figure it out among the plethora of information available on this site.

    For fun (and 14 hours/day of work) we run a small fish food company: ArthurAquatics.com

    Hopefully, we can learn about chickens, the children can gain some responsibility, and have egg salad available at all times!

    John Arthur
     
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC. Best of luck with your new chickens
     
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    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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  6. ktmikal

    ktmikal Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey there and welcome! I'm also new to the chicken keeping. I'll have a flock of 12 (hopefully) in the next month. Enjoy the forums! I've been able to do so much learning!

    -Mikal
     
  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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