Giddy from Australia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ozchick222, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. Ozchick222

    Ozchick222 Hatching

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    I've been reading avidly here and have found the site so helpful. I've just started out with 3 Araucanas 11,9 & 7 weeks old( as they are called in Australia.. similar to Ameracaunas) and 2 Barneveldas 9 weeks old. Thanks everyone for all your help full information. I'm now off to find a thread to see if my eldest could be a roo.
    Cheers Ozchick
     

  2. appps

    appps Crowing

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    Hello And welcome!
     
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  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member 8 Years

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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Good luck with your birds!
     

  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     

  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    G'day - welcome to backyard chickens. You could always give us a look at your bird and we can let you know what we think. Or post at "what breed or gender is this." Did you know there is an aussie thread called "Australia, six states and one funny little island. Many aussies on board here - always room for more.
     

  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    G'day, and welcome to BYC, Ozchick. Glad you decided to join our flock. Most of what is marketed by hatcheries in America as Ameraucanas (often misspelled as Americana or Americauna) are actually Easter Eggers and not true Ameraucanas, and I suspect the same is true of the Araucanas in Australia as true Araucanas are rare and have tailless rumps. There is a good article at http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/09/ameraucana-easter-egger-or-araucana.html explaining the difference between Araucanas, Ameraucanas, and Easter Eggers. Easter Eggers are my granddaughter's (pictured in my avatar) favorite chickens. She loves the different colored eggs that they lay. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     

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