Hello from the UK :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by crazymaisey, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. crazymaisey

    crazymaisey New Egg

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    Hello everyone,
    I'm so happy to be a part of this great community.
    I don't have any chucks yet but am excited to get some in the future. Hopefully soon :)
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! What breed(s) are you thinking of getting?
     
  3. crazymaisey

    crazymaisey New Egg

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    Hi Sumi, I'm really not too sure to be honest. I would like something small but I would also like them to lay eggs regularily for breakfast and baking. I'm not sure if small breeds would lay decent eggs though for that :)
    Please forgive my ignorance for not yet knowing their names, but I like the small ones that look like they are wearing pants :) Their leggs are feathered all the way down. Are they bantams?
    I would idealy also like something that doesn't make too much noise as I currently live on an estate.
     
  4. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    Glad to have you join! The ones you describe sound like Cochin bantams and Brahma bantams. Cochins aren't the best at laying though.
    Here are some great articles about buying the right breed of chicken:https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/chicken-breeds-how-to-choose-a-breed-for-your-backyard-flock
    and the breeds on BYC will help to! https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/category/chicken-breeds
    Here are some more great article on the subject of getting chickens!
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/tips-for-shopping-for-your-flock
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/best-chicken-breeds-for-different-purposes
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  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us. Good luck on your flock selection.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens, glad you joined the flock.
     
  8. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    BYC? Epic <3
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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  10. Pekin Princess

    Pekin Princess New Egg

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    Hi there,
    I'm also new and from the UK. I have three Pekin bantams and they are ace, and very quiet as well, my neighbours have no idea I even have them. I would definitely recommend them as a breed, I had some when I was kid so they were the first ones I thought of when I moved in to my new house.[​IMG]

    Its been an interesting couple of weeks. That's Queen B on her first day home. [​IMG] Let's hope we both learn a lot!
     

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