Had the hens for a while, new to BYC. Hi there!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ester, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Ester

    Ester New Egg

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    I have had wonderful mixed breed laying hens for several years. Still have one of the old ones, about 6 yrs. old now and still laying. I got what I thought to be three new pullets over the summer, from a breeder. At least I asked for three pullets. One Cuckoo Maran, one Polish, and one that was supposed to be a lavender Opfington, but I can't figure out what it is. I am hoping someone can tell me when I post photos. The Cuckoo turn out to be a Roo, the Polish is looking like it may also be one, as for the third bird, I have no idea. I then went and picked out a Welsummer at a local breeders, who has already started laying. Thankfully at least so far all are healthy. I really didn't want Roos. The coop is outside the bedroom. I could handle the one Cuckoo 'cause he is very pretty, but if the others turn out to be male too, they are all going! (except for my two confirmed hens). The one below is my favorite, Ester.
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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. Ester

    Ester New Egg

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    Thanks, nice Woof! I trust you keep him/her out of the hen house [​IMG]
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Ester, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Hope the bird in question is a girl - good luck to you!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Beautiful hen!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, [​IMG]. Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. r4eboxer

    r4eboxer Crooked Creek Poultry

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    Welcome to BYC, don't know what your hen is but she's a beauty, I could take a guess which could be totally wrong. Maybe a mix of RIR and EE? Has she laid an egg yet?
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!!
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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