Hello all!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jen5754, Jan 30, 2017.

  1. Jen5754

    Jen5754 New Egg

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    I inherited a flock of chickens and have no idea what breed they are except that they are game birds. Very pretty, but I have no idea what they need to eat, if they frequently lay eggs, should they be separated, etc. I'm not sure how to attach a picture...lol
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!

    The post picture icon looks like a little mountain(On the tab above when posting).Just click on it and attach the picture.If that doesn't work you may need to post a little more on BYC.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Once you have taken the pics, I'd suggest posting on the gender / breed forum -
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    If you can feed them growers or all flock feed, with a separate feeder containing oyster shell, then it will accommodate your flock perfectly.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Jen5754 [​IMG] Welcome!

    You might also want to check out the Learning Centre: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Good luck with your new feathered family!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]
     
  6. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Jen, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! You've already been given a couple great research links so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC. Enjoy the journey with your new chickens!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Jen5754

    Jen5754 New Egg

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    I think I need to post more..lol. Thanx for your help!
     

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