Getting my research done and then....chicks in Feb!!!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Manda07, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Manda07

    Manda07 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. My name is Amanda. I live in Minnesota. Our family is looking to get a few chickens and I am doing all my research right now. I am loving everything I am reading and Im getting really excited. The breed I am leaning towards is Buff Orpingtons, thinking of getting 3 or 4. All my questions are almost always answered on this site, I LOVE IT!
     
  2. DeepFried

    DeepFried Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome... bet you will want more after them. :D
     
  3. CinnamonQueen

    CinnamonQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your looking for a quiet breed, I don't think Orps are for you. Many people have said that they are very loud. I don't speak from experience, but I started a thread on quiet breeds and was advised against orps. Good luck resisting their cuteness! [​IMG]
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] BO's are lovely chickens and some of the other Orpington's are quite stunning too!
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, Amanda, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock! I think doing the research first is wise! And Buff Orps are an awesome breed - friendly, quiet, and productive. Good luck to you!
     
  9. Manda07

    Manda07 Out Of The Brooder

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    Good to know Cinnamon Queen...I will check out your thread :)
     
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  10. Manda07

    Manda07 Out Of The Brooder

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    I see a few of you are near Minnesota. 1Muttsfan, since your weather is most like mine, what do you do for your coop in the winter??
     

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