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Hello from snellville ga! First year first flock!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by richardwhite, Jan 16, 2015.

  1. richardwhite

    richardwhite In the Brooder

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    Hey guys glad to find out there is a forum to help answer all my questions. So far I don't think there has been anything I havnt been able to find here. I'm pretty new to this had to teach myself but love it I get a kick out of my girls they are hilarious to watch in the back yard. I have 4 buff Orpingtons and one RIR mixed with americauna. Sad the mix doesn't lay colored eggs just speckled dark brown. Lost my 5th buff to a crop issue she was a good girl but I was told not to expect my whole flock to make it to maturity. First year any advice serious issues people could fill me in on that I wouldn't really know from the experience in my first 8 months of having my girls?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Hi :welcome
    Glad you could join the flock! Sorry to hear you lost one of your girls to a crop problem. Chicken TV is excellent viewing!! I can spend hours just out in the garden watching them going about their business and how flock dynamics work is often very funny.

    Be sure to ask any questions you may have everyone here to help. Hope you enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    A great place to start would be our Learning Center, and then over to Raising Backyard chickens forum. If you have questions - we'll do our best to give or find answers for you. Welcome to the flock.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] We're glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry for your loss!
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to our flock! [​IMG]

    So sorry you lost one of your birds. You should definitely stop by our learning center and click on Maintaining a healthy flock. Lots of helpful articles on keeping your birds healthy. There is also a section on diseases and how to treat them that might be helpful to you....https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Enjoy your wonderful flock and I am glad they bring you such great joy! Welcome to our flock!
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  9. matt44644

    matt44644 Songster

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  10. 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.

    Sorry for your loss![​IMG]
     

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