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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by katsmajic, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. katsmajic

    katsmajic In the Brooder

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    Hi there, just wanted to say Hi, i'm in South Australia.
    We recently bought 28 acres and were building our chook area when a friend asked us to take on her 7 girlies as she had rescued them from the RSPCA, so quickly knocked up a smaller predator safe area and took on our 7 girlies who i reckon are your average Isa Browns, theyve settled in really well and are laying between 2 and 5 eggs a day...so earning their keep :)
    We've just (this week) also rescued a 5mth old rooster - no idea what he is, hes twice the size of the girlies, also settled in well although not going into the coop at night so following the advice i've gleaned from on here and am putting him in and hoping in time he'll learn what to do....he was just loose in a backyard before so i dont think he knows what to do...he's dark chocolately brown with white flecks, quite a handsome chappie if i do say so myself.
    Once we complete our proper chicken area we'll be adding to the clan :)
    Loving all the tips and advice on here.
    Kat
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    G'day - we have a large Aussie community on BYC, the more the merrier. There is also an Aussie thread "Australia, six states and one funny little island."

    The Learning Center is a good place to start. From there you can branch out to forum topics that interest you.

    If you have questions just ask. If we don't know the answer we will make one up - [​IMG]Just kidding about that. Some very knowledgeable are greeters on this thread.
     
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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    G'day, and welcome to BYC, Kat! Glad you decided to join our flock. What! No Australorps? That's unAustralian! I'm just kidding (even though Australorps are my favorite standard breed). :eek:) But seriously, Isa Browns are egg laying machines. Sounds like you rescued rooster might be a Speckled Sussex. If you want his identity confirmed, just post a picture of him (full body profile showing legs and tail), and we'll take a look at him for you. Good luck with your chooks.
     
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  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sounds like you have a lovely flock! And good luck with your new boy! He will get the hang of things eventually. Definitely stop by the Australian thread to chat with your chicken neighbors in Australia.

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
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  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
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  8. katsmajic

    katsmajic In the Brooder

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    Top pic is Mr Love with my nephew, bottom pic is of the girlies :)
    Thank you for the welcome, i've been reading lots as a guest and since i joined, so much info. Thank you.
     
  9. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Songster

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    Welcome from the Ocean State!

    Been to Adelaide many times. South Australia is a beautiful area.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Mr. Love is a Speckled Sussex rooster. A very hardy and friendly breed.
     
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