Hello from Nebraska!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KT0826, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. KT0826

    KT0826 New Egg

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    Hello! I am joining for resources as we have just got 2 straight run chicks from Orshelins. Waiting to see how they mature. I am so glad to find so much knowledge in one place. I have found my readings on here to be very helpful!
     
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  2. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member

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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here!! Congrats on your new chicks :celebrate

    :fly you have pullets. Have you checked out the learning centre? Lots of great articles that will really help you along with them. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Be sure to ask any questions, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.

    Straight runs often are more than a 50% chance of drawing a roo - hope they will both be pullets [​IMG] Assuming that was your expectation.

    But in case they are not, do start planning on whether you will keep them or need to rehome.
     
  5. KT0826

    KT0826 New Egg

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    Thank you for the info! Yes, we were hoping for 2 pullets but I have lined up a trade with a friend if they end up being cockerels.
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Hope they are pullets, IMO planning for the trade may give you better luck in both being gals [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Good deal otherwise it can be an ordeal trying to rehome cockerels. Actually 3 or 4 chicks is better, if you lose a couple it can be difficult to integrate new chicks with established ones, especially after they have set pecking order.
     

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