Hello From New Zealand!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lainalou2, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. Lainalou2

    Lainalou2 New Egg

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    Hello everyone!

    My name is Alaina, I'm a young newly wed moved from my home state of Iowa to the beautiful New Zealand where I've settled down with my Kiwi husband.
    I am by no means new to owning chickens, I've owned chickens over a good ten years or so. I've recently got some of my own chickens here in New Zealand though. A lovely silver partridge Pekin and a partridge Silkie, both hens. I plan on showing them next year as this year they are a bit young and I want to give them a chance to fully grow into themselves.
    My husband is totally smitten with both breeds, we're saving up for a lifestyle block and he says we should plan on having a flock of each.




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    Dorothy the Partridge Silkie

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    Dottie the Silver Partridge Pekin, oops, caught my husband in the picture!

    Lovely girls, both. They get bigger and fluffier every day.
    Let me know if I got the colors wrong or anything! I'm very willing to know more about what I should be putting into showing birds and if they look to be the correct coloring for show birds. As they are only weeks old I think it may be a tad early to look for conformation on them as they have yet to fill out.
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cool to move to New Zealand.
    I had wanted to move there, but never got around to it.
    I did move to Costa Rica and loved living there till moving back to the States.
    Enjoy your chickens and your upcoming new flock!
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  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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  4. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Welcome to BYC :)
     
  5. Orpy

    Orpy Out Of The Brooder

    what gorgeous birds [​IMG] now I know what breeds you own [​IMG] (i had asked in another thread).
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. I wish I had your weather right now. It is 10 degrees F :barnie
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Congratulations on your marriage and new birds. Good luck with both. (Marriage can work. Tomorrow is our 49th anniversary.) [​IMG]
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California! Wow, from Iowa to New Zealand, that's a big move.
     
  9. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Ohio and welcome to the BYC flock! Nice girls :)
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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