Hello from Bletchley in the UK

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Usudekin, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. Usudekin

    Usudekin Hatching

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    After growing up helping my Nan in Wales with her chickens, ducks, goats etc. I thought it is time I introduced my young girls to the joys of keeping chickens.

    So we cleared a space at the top of the garden and built a hen house (a bigger run will come on within the next few days) then off to the poultry farm we went, we chose hybrids over rare breeds as I wanted my girls to have more docile chicken (don't hate me LOL)

    So we bought:

    1 x White Sussex
    1 x Blue Belle
    1 x Ranger
    1 x Cou Cou
    2 x Amber Star

    I look forward to enjoying this site & becoming an active member
     
  2. elliechooks

    elliechooks Chirping

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    Hello! Welcome. I'm also in the uk, near Swindon in Wiltshire.
    Hope you & your girls are enjoying your chickens.
     
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  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    [​IMG] I am wondering what a cou cou looks like
     
  5. elliechooks

    elliechooks Chirping

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    It's a cuckoo marans based hybrid - looks very much like a cuckoo marans.
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings and [​IMG]! Pleased to have you with us! Good luck to you and your flock!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  8. Usudekin

    Usudekin Hatching

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    I will put some pictures up later today :)
     
  9. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Songster

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    Welcome to the site and best of luck!
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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