Hello from West Tennessee!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TheCityHen, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. TheCityHen

    TheCityHen Hatching

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    Hello!

    My hubby and I are 3 months new to raising chickens. We built a mansion and took in a Rhode Island Red rooster and hen as our first boarders. Within 2 weeks we had 3 more boarders. Collectively, our 4 hens are producing a little more than 2 dozen eggs per week. Not sure if that’s good or not. To give our hens a little rest time (one clearly needs it), we took on 3 more just this past week. Very young chickens and feel it will be some time before they produce. When we acquired the latest 3, we were told they were Delaware’s. Pretty little things, but after looking at this site, I am not sure they are. They have markings like photo’s I have seen here of Lt. Brahma’s – white chicken with black streaked neck and tail markings - but without the leg feathers. I plan to list a photo of them soon in hopes of generating feedback as to their true name.

    Anyway, we are interested not only in egg collection but of breed and are excited to learn from all of you!
     
  2. laurabonitahopkins

    laurabonitahopkins Songster

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    Welcome from Colorado! Sounds like you have a fabulous flock!
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

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    Welcome to the BYC forum. It sounds like you are enjoying the whole chicken experience. Your hens are probably at peek production age laying about an egg day.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  7. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

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  8. Chickencoop1996

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  9. leslierf

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    Welcome from Sunny Arizona! It sounds like you are learning about "chicken Math". [​IMG]
     
  10. golden reeves

    golden reeves In the Brooder

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    from MN [​IMG] sounds like you'll need a second mansion soon [​IMG]
     

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