hello from Adelaide, South Australia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sunnys Chickens, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. Sunnys Chickens

    Sunnys Chickens In the Brooder

    Hi I am a long term reader, this is the first time posting as have had presents for the past two mornings from one of our pullets.

    We have a older hen we adopted in September last year who lays nearly every day, we decided to get some chicks in October which have grown up nice and healthy, turning out to be two roosters and two hens, we have returned one rooster and will return the other when he crows. In exchange we have two new 6 wk old chicks.

    So in total we have a rooster and 3 hens and the two new chicks.

    I'm sure we'll have many questions to ask

  2. Sunnys Chickens

    Sunnys Chickens In the Brooder

    The isa brown is penny the older hen, the grey hen is the new layer fluffy not sure on her breed, the white sussex with black tail is lilly and white sussex with no tail the white rooster..

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  3. Sunnys Chickens

    Sunnys Chickens In the Brooder

    The two new chicks, Im a bit worried about the brown chick being a rooster apparently she is a maran cross. The black chick is a austrolop cross.

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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! You have some lovely birds there, love your pics. For any of your flock members you are not sure about you could lost some pics of them in the what breed gender section for help on sexing them. Here is the link https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    Good luck with your flock and hope you enjoy BYC, I am sure you will. Everyone here to help and very friendly :frow
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  5. Sunnys Chickens

    Sunnys Chickens In the Brooder

    Wow thankyou for the welcome I am excited to find out more about my flock thanks :)
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
  7. GraduallyGreen

    GraduallyGreen Hatching

    Mar 14, 2015
    Hi, I am from Australia too. Glad to see we can all benefit no matter where in the world we are. I am also new to BYC and chicken custodianship. Am looking forward to learning heaps from more experienced chicken owners [​IMG]
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Good luck with those chickens!
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    G'day and Welcome to the flock. BYC has a large Australian presence, always room for more. There is also a great thread "Australia, six states and one funny little island."

    Seems like everyone is having cockerels pop up in the wrong places.

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