Hello from Northern California

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Frilleon, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. Frilleon

    Frilleon Just Hatched

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    Hello, my husband & I got our flock about 3 weeks ago. We live in Sebastopol with our toddler, 2 dogs, cat, 2 lizards and 8 hens. We have friends who raise chickens and have wanted to do our own coop for over a year now, so after much planning, reading & building, we finally did it!
    We have 1 Barred Rock ( mentioned first because she is our alpha hen), 2 Buff Orps, 3 EE's and 2 supposed Cuckoo Marans, but one is not a Marans I've decided, but that's another thread. All except the Marans were gotten from Pepper Ranch Poultry in Petaluma, but they all came to us on the same day, have worked out their pecking order & all seem happy settled. So far the BR & 1 Orp are laying, we are happy with 2 eggs a day but are so eggcited to get more!
    This site is a great resource and I am so thankful you're all here and willing to help. :)
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2015
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congratulations on your new flock :celebrate Lovely to hear they are all settled and you are getting some eggs. I love going to the nest boxes and finding them! You could post some pics of the hen you are unsure about in the what breed gender section, here is the link https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    Be sure to ask any questions you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.
    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
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  3. Frilleon

    Frilleon Just Hatched

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    Here are a few pictures of my family & flock
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  4. 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! Nice pictures!
     
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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Lovely flock you have!! I sure hope you start to get more eggs soon. I just love finding those treasures in the nest boxes each day.

    Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
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  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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

    Sounds like you have nice flock!
     
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  7. 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.

    Great pictures!!
     
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  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the flock- it's so nice to see the whole family involved. Glad you joined us at BYC
     
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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
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