First time chicken owner

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Daisy Darma, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Daisy Darma

    Daisy Darma New Egg

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    Hello everyone, my name is Sandy. My husband and I adopted 2 jersey giant hens and 2 polish crested hens on August 1st. We live in Southern California and have had a cold winter for the area. Our polish crested started laying eggs a month ago, we have not seen any eggs from our beautiful jerseys. Is this normal? I have read it takes 6 months for them mature. What has everyone experienced? The jerseys are also very vocal. Is there anything we can do to quiet them down a little bit, I don't think our neighbors appreciate the noise.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Yes, the JG are slower maturing but should provide lots of large eggs starting in the spring.
     
  6. Daisy Darma

    Daisy Darma New Egg

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    Thank you so much for all of the helpful information. I will let you know how it all turns out .
     
  7. Daisy Darma

    Daisy Darma New Egg

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    Thank
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  8. Daisy Darma

    Daisy Darma New Egg

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    Thank ypu
     
  9. Daisy Darma

    Daisy Darma New Egg

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    Thank you
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     

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