hello from the homestead

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenscratchhomestead, Apr 20, 2019.

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  1. wyandotte (wrong leg color)

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  2. Amerucana (hes very large, huge really and does not have muffs)

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  3. blue orpington (wrong comb)

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  1. chickenscratchhomestead

    chickenscratchhomestead In the Brooder

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    1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    No, I got my first RIR in 2010

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    over 100 as of 4/20/19

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    light and dark Brahma
    cuckoo marans
    BC marans (some french standard some English)
    isbar
    amerucana
    wyandotte
    white leghorn
    cream legbar
    and
    The mystery rooster ( he may be phased out with the direction I take my flock but he makes beautiful crosses with the Brahma and Wyandotte)


    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    It calms me

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    bee keeping, showing/training dogs, gardening, horse riding, managing pecan trees, being a wife and mother.
     

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  2. Cadence A Waller

    Cadence A Waller Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! :frow Wow! That is a lot of chickens! Do you have horses?
     
  3. Melky

    Melky Spring has sprung!

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    Happy Easter
    Welcome to BYC!​
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. Gorgeous rooster - perhaps an Ameraucana cross.
     
  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined. Good luck with your flock!
     
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  6. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Pretty boy. I'm thinking a mix.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens, and home of many dog people. You are very welcome here. I used to show & breed Cocker Spaniels in the olden days.
     
  8. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome Glad you decided to join us :thumbsup
     
  9. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Crossing the Road

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    I have a Blue wyandotte hen with nearly black legs, but she's hatchery stock. I've heard because hatcheries need to produce so much, strict culling isn't practiced and some of the SOP is lost. I don't mind though. Your guy is gorgeous either way!

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  10. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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