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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ashley6388, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. ashley6388

    ashley6388 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I'm Ashley. I'm a stay at home mom of 3. I just got my first flock last weekend. I had 5 hens and 1 rooster, but my rooster arrived sick and died during the night the first night I had him.
    So now I have 5 hens. 4 are what I was told are Bantam Cochins and 1 is an Easter Egger.
    This fall I'd like to enter one of my hens in the County Fair, if I can. I don't know much about County Fairs except for the rides and games lol.

    I'll probably have tons of questions so thank you for your patience!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Ashley - glad to have you join us here at BYC. Sorry about your roo. If you check out your state thread you may find some other members that would be happy to point you in the right direction for getting another. Having said that, waiting till you get more experience is not a bad idea - some Roos can be a handful! Either, I hope you enjoy being a member. Lots of info at the learning centre, as well as the threads, oh - and the members are absolute gems! :D

    All the best
    Ct
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Ashley. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello Ashley !
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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hope your rooster didn't infect the others before he passed on.
     
  8. ashley6388

    ashley6388 Out Of The Brooder

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    It's been a week and the hens are still fine so I think they're good.
     
  9. ashley6388

    ashley6388 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone for the warm welcomes!
     

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