Hello from the swamps

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by proglazier, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. proglazier

    proglazier New Egg

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    A quick intro, I'm from Louisiana, and new to raising chickens, I have a year old blue and golden marans who was given to me, 1 black marans chick, and 3 little bantam chicks. I tried to move my black marans, (she's nearly 2 months old) out to the coop today. But my roo pecked all the feathers in one little area out, and it's a bloody wound. What a jerk.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Poor thing she is much too young to be stuck out there with a randy rooster.
     
  3. proglazier

    proglazier New Egg

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    Yeah, I learned from that mistake
     
  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    You might want to pick up a few more hens for your rooster. One roo can handle 10 hens easily and that will help keep him from over-breeding and stressing out too few girls.

    Good luck!
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.
     
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  8. AnimalsRmyLife

    AnimalsRmyLife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope you continue to have a wonderful time here! We're glad to have you join us!
     
  9. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    BYC has a Marans trend you might want to check it out [​IMG]
     
  10. 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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