Hello dear chickenkeepers!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SimonV, Dec 18, 2013.

  1. SimonV

    SimonV Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everybody

    My name is Simon,16 years old and as all of you guys I have a passion for chickens/poultry and other animals.
    I live in the Belgium, and I have 8 leopard geckos,a Hermann's tortoise,3 Gouldian finches,a cockatiel,a pair of Button quail.
    But next to that I obviously have chickens,26 of them to be correct.
    I have a few different breeds and mixed animals,there 4 brown laying hybrids,but I will be getting them a new home soon.
    The breeds I have are Brakel in the color silver and Malinois bantams ,a more rare bantam breed.
    Since this year I have been showing with the Brakels at a local show but also at the Europashow for the breed.
    At the local show I got 2x95 points,2x 94 points and one 93 pointer.
    At The Europashow I had a 92 pointer,a 93 pointer and a 96 pointer[​IMG] (For who doesn't know,97points is the max here in Belgium)
    With the Malinois Bantams I haven't done any show yet because I wasn't planning for it this year.
    But I have bought a few very good birds at shows.
    This is my 96 point bird at the Europashow:
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    If you guys have any questions for me I will be happy to answer them [​IMG].

    Best regards
    Simon
     
  2. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! glad you joined BYC! Sounds like you already know a lot about chickens! ;)
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome to BYC and Happy Holidays! Congratulations on how very well your birds have been doing at the shows. Your hen is absolutely beautiful, no wonder the judges loved her. What do Malinois Bantams look like?
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! That is a beautiful chicken!
     
  5. kittiekat

    kittiekat Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Wow, you started your chicken addiction really young.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Your bird is beautiful, I haven't seen any of that breed before. Wish you would post photos of your others.
     
  7. Shalom Farm

    Shalom Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! Welcome to BYC!

    Your birds are stunning!!!
     
  8. SimonV

    SimonV Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everybody for the nice welcome [​IMG].
    This is my newest rooster,hes a malinois bantam, he got 94 points on the show where I bought him.
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    Him with the hen I bought at the same show,she got 95 points.
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    More images of my Brakels
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    My breeding rooster( I will make new pics tomorrow,these are one month old ones)
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    His brother
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    Give me mealworms!
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    To answer some questions:
    @kittiekat

    • Yes,I've grown up with chickens ,my parents have bought this house 30 years ago and almost always had chickens.
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    [​IMG] to BYC! [​IMG]

    You have a beautiful flock!
     

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