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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by birdsong2, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. birdsong2

    birdsong2 New Egg

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    My wife and I have decided to start our own backyard flock. We are hoping to teach our two daughters the rewards of hardwork and responsibility, and a few dozen eggs never hurt.

    We have 3 unknown Bantums, a Rhode Island Red, a Barred Rock, a Black Sex Link, and 4 Americaunas.
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2015
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    If you want to know what your bantams are, just post some photos of them either here or in the What Breed or Gender section: What Breed Or Gender is This? We'll be happy to help in any way we can.[​IMG]

    Good luck with your flock!
     
  7. birdsong2

    birdsong2 New Egg

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    I will do that tomorrow. Thanks.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    It sounds like you have a nice flock! Good luck with all of your chickens.
     
  9. birdsong2

    birdsong2 New Egg

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    The smaller chicks are the Bantums. They are about 2weeks old. Their feathers are coming in golden brown with traces of white and they have feathered feet. Any guess on which variety they are? They appear similar in color to my Rhode Island Red that appears in the first photo.
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2015
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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