Greetings y'all

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jim Bob McKee, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. Jim Bob McKee

    Jim Bob McKee New Egg

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    Jim Bob McKee here in Valdosta, GA. I have been starting a small farm of various different birds. California White, Cinnamon Queens, Red Jungle foul, Pekin, Khaki Campbell, Rouan and Welsh Harlequin are what we have currently. We only have a few but maybe next year we can expand some. Just a small hobby now. We will see how it goes.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Jim Bob, and :welcome. Happy you joined us! Wow! That's quite a diverse array of fowl. If you want to chat about various chicken breeds you have, other owners can be located in this link https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/14/general-breed-discussions-faq
    And you want to X verse with fellow Georgians, you can find your state thread in this link https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you.
    And here's the duck thread https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks
    Good luck to you and enjoy the ride! :weee
     
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome To BYC..good luck with your birds!
     
  4. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
  5. Jim Bob McKee

    Jim Bob McKee New Egg

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    We are looking for good layers and there aren't many breeders in our area so we are testing a few samples. The chickens are fun but the ducks can be taxing. Thanks for the welcome.
     
  6. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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    What age are your chickens?
    Have they already started laying?
     
  7. Jim Bob McKee

    Jim Bob McKee New Egg

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    The CW are laying. I have 8 and get 6 eggs a day. The others are only 3 months so nothing quite yet. I am waiting for duck eggs. I can't wait.
     
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  8. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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    How are your Queens so far?
    I know someone who had quite a few of them and they started killing his other chickens/chicks.
     
  9. Jim Bob McKee

    Jim Bob McKee New Egg

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    They are hanging out with the Red Jungle fowl currently. Only one problem was one of my Jungle fowl got his head peeled really bad. He was picking fights and lost really bad. It has been a really hot summer and I want coops for each breed so once the weather gets more cooperative, I am going to separate them.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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