Hello from the Finger Lakes Region of New York

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DrumlinPoint, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. DrumlinPoint

    DrumlinPoint Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new here, but not new to chickens. I've enjoyed owning them since I was a teenager (a long time ago). Now my daughter is in 4-H and wants to have some of her own. So, we are here to get advice and learn about the breed we picked out, the lovely Speckled Sussex. Also, we are in search of hatching eggs from a show quality breeder. I am interested in pursuing a SOP with these beauties, so I don't really want to start with hatchery chickens. We have a small flock of hatchery quality purebreds of a wide variety of LF. We aren't breeding them, just enjoying them!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, DrumlinPoint, and :welcome. Great to have you with us. You can also connect with fellow New Yorkers in this link https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you. You can link up with other Speckled Sussex owners here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/14/general-breed-discussions-faq
    You can learn about SOP standards here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/16188/exhibition-genetics-breeding-to-the-standard-of-perfection and perhaps find some SS hatching eggs here
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/36/chicken-hatching-eggs
    Best of luck to you!:jumpy
     
  3. DrumlinPoint

    DrumlinPoint Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, redsoxs. Thank you for all the info. I'm actually a transplanted Kansan. I lived most of my life in the Flint Hills. It's always good to hear from someone from my home state. I don't run into too many in NY!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    That is great. Love the Flint Hills!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Redsox has given you some great links, so I will just say - Welcome to Backyard chickens, hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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