Hello from the Netherlands.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tento, May 21, 2019.

  1. Tento

    Tento In the Brooder

    May 21, 2019
    Hello to all of you Chickenlovers.

    Found this forum by searching on the RCOM Pro 10 Plus on Google, which we got yesterday. Finally decided to register myself. Found a lot of information about it in a thread.

    I ( we, me wife and I) are not new with chickens, I was breeding them already when I was about 14-15 years old ( Seebrights). Nowadays chickens we have, we got them 1 month ago.
    1 Cock and 5 chickens.

    The breed we have is "Hollandse kriel" (Dutch bantam). The colours we have are silver, white, black, partridge (also the cock) and lemon partridge. We have them for the eggs ( and also because they are just beautifull).

    We ordered a chickenhouse but when it came, damn, that was a small one, even too small for the little chickens, no doubt that we whould have put them in that small shed.

    So where we always parked one of the cars, we rebuilt that part for the chickens so they would have space enough. With a substrate of wood chips and a nice sand bath in the corner they can spend all day.

    The chickens we got from a cousin of my mother-in-law. Because of breeding bloodlines he could not "use" these anymore so we were glad we could take them over.

    We had 4 eggs for breeding/hatching in a small machine. Problems with that machine and the next one again, so sh*t happens with the stressed eggs and they died in the egg.

    But since yesterday the RCOM and wow, what a relief ( so far ;-)!) We will see, we put in 8 eggs in good condition. Let's see in 20 days :)!

    Attached some pictures, hope you enjoy them. To compare, you can see the "green" ordered chickenhouse, which should be suitable for 6 small chicken pffffff.... if we have small chicken, after growing up, we will put them first in there so the others can get use to them. If not we will divide the whole room in 2 or 4 parts.

    Also on the pictures the box I made from an old cupboard ( not ready/painted etc. on the pictures) where the small chicken will move in after dried up. The oldest dog has already approved it.

    See ya.
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    Robert & Nicole
  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

    Jul 23, 2018
    Apalachin, NY
    My Coop
    Hello, Robert & Nicole, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Beautiful pictures! Thank you for sharing.
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  3. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

    Nov 5, 2018
    Hello Robert & Nichole,:frow Welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us and I hope you'll enjoy this site as much as we all do! You have a beautiful coop and flock! Thanks for sharing pictures with us.
  4. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

    Jun 26, 2014
    Corning, NY
    Welcome to our FUNomenal Flock!!! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
  5. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
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  6. Tento

    Tento In the Brooder

    May 21, 2019
  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC.
    :yesss: We are glad you joined this flock!
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    Sorry I didn't make it here sooner. :oops:

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site (how to upload photos too):

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  8. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Free Ranging

    Jan 29, 2018
    SW Montana
    Hello! Welcome to BYC!! :frow

    I love what you guys did with the carport! Looks lovely. Thank you for sharing pictures.

    Feel free to check out the links below for some interesting reading. Good luck on your adventures!
  9. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Wrangler

    Aug 20, 2015
    Smith County, TN
    Hi Robert & Nicole and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya
  10. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

    Aug 17, 2016
    Salt Lake City, UT
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome

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