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Hello, allow me to introduce you to my flock.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BYCGuy, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. BYCGuy

    BYCGuy Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm Mark and I've joined the fun filled world of raising BYC's. I currently have 3 hens, 1 Black Australorp (Shadow), 1 Rhode Island Red (Lucy) and 1 Barred Rock (Roxy). I started my flock in early December (it was 60 degrees outside at the time) and never really had any problems (once the pecking order was established.) I bought a coop-kit online and after assembling it, quickly realized that my girls would need more space. The coop itself is nice, but, the run was small and I wanted them to have more room to roam, so I built a 10x11 netted enclosure. I am feeding them all organic, non-gmo feed along with mealworms and they really seem to like it. 2 of my 3 hens are currently laying (started 2 weeks ago) and I'm hoping my Barred Rock will join in on the fun soon. I've already read quite a bit on the forums and I can only say that I wish I would have found this site sooner! The pics are of the current set up and a pic of the eggs and their color difference RR/BA. [​IMG]
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome!

    Beautiful flock you have!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. BYCGuy

    BYCGuy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, all. It is a much more rewarding hobby than I ever knew.
     
  6. KoopersCoop

    KoopersCoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Pretty girls you have there! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi, welcome and congrats on your flock. Keeping chickens is a bit addictive to say the least. I hope that you enjoy being a member as much as the rest of us.

    CT
     

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