Hello from Rhode Island

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Horse Chick, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. Horse Chick

    Horse Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I've been utilizing this site for months and finally decided it was time to join. I've currently got 6 Buff Orpingtons and 4 Plymouth Barred Rocks. All were acquired in May and so far only 3 are laying. Still trying to see if any are roosters, I keep finding conflicting information about combs and wattles. Some days I think I have 10 hens, other days 7. Looking forward to talking with everyone here.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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  4. Horse Chick

    Horse Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the welcomes. I will post some pics of my "girls" on the recommended forum to see if I can get help on their gender.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi! My May Hens are still NOT laying at all... [​IMG] I would think your Roos would crow by now ????

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  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  8. Horse Chick

    Horse Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks again for the welcomes and now I've lost a hen this morning! I posted under the forum "Post mortem....." Any help on possible cause of death would be helpful. I'm thinking she strained laying an egg but am wondering if all the hens being in the coop would have added strain to her laying. She was found in front of the nesting box and the egg was near her butt in front of the box. She was one that didn't always lay in the box. Was acting fine yesterday....she was the one I thought was a rooster. I guess she showed me but oh I'm so sad this morning and worried about the other girls.
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan - so sorry to hear about your hen [​IMG]
     
  10. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and :welcome so glad you joined us!!! :weee
     

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