Hello from IL

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by EggCrazy42, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. EggCrazy42

    EggCrazy42 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I just wanted to stop by and say "Hello!" I'm a chicken newbie and am still learning the ropes. Currently, I'm a SAHM to a 3 year old and a 1 year old, and the kids are loving these new chicks of ours. I have 3 ISA Brown Chicks that are about a week old. From what I've read the ISA Brown is just like a mutt of the chicken world? I got the girls, and the coop, from Tractor Supply Store here, and am excited about this new venture. We've already been lucky enough to be dealing with the crusty butts, so I'm hoping the Olive Oil and apple cider vinegar in their water will help.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congrats on the new chicks and lovely to hear the children are enjoying raising them. You should have some excellent egg layers with your ISA Browns they go by different names but yes they are a cross bred chicken.

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your new chicken adventure. Be sure to ask any questions you may have along the way. Everyone here to help and very friendly.
    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join to our flock. Raising chickens is a wonderful experience for children. My granddaughter (pictured in my avatar) loves our chickens. Isa Brown is one of a number of labels under which some hatcheries market their Red Sex Links, which are intentional hybrids bred by crossing red gene roosters with silver gene hens. Not only can the resulting offspring be sexed by color from hatching, but they are egg laying machines, outlaying either parent breed. It's one of the interesting quirks of hybridization. You should get loads of eggs from those 3 girls. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    X2 on the above posters' advice. Red sex links are often called Isa Browns.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the BYC flock.
     
  7. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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    Glad you joined the flock!! If you have any further questions, feel free to PM me!! [​IMG]

    Best of Luck,

    -Turkenstein25
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined us.

    Good luck with your chicks!
     

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