Hello from North Carolina!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickyboom, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. chickyboom

    chickyboom New Egg

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    Will be getting my chicks in the next couple of weeks and am very excited! I've been waiting for years to have my own chickens. Just moved to our new home in the country!
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You must be so excited to be in your new home in the country!
    I am loving country life, myself.
    You'll really enjoy your chickens.
    What breed(s) of chickens are you planning on getting?
     
  3. chickyboom

    chickyboom New Egg

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    Definitely a couple of americanuas, a buff Orpington, Rhode Island reds. Blue laced wyandottes. Is it okay to mix bantams with the bigger birds? I'd love to have a silkie and a Japanese too! Just starting with 5-7 birds.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Bantams and standard fowl do ok if they are raised together
     
  5. Bellatrixed

    Bellatrixed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's definitely okay to have bantams and standards together, especially if they're raised together! But they can be mixed later as well without problems, so long as the bantams are mostly grown.

    I look forward to seeing pictures of your flock! I'm new to the forum too, and am also getting an easter egger and an orpington :)
     
  6. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I've recently bought some standards and added bantams to the flock 2 weeks later. They had the expected issues with the pecking order at first and after that they were fine.
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, chickyboom, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Congratulations on your move to the country. Best of luck to you and enjoy those chickens!
     
  9. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined.
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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