Hello I am new to this group, so lets go.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ArthurLedd, May 19, 2019.

  1. ArthurLedd

    ArthurLedd Chirping

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    I have 7 chickens were told they were all hens but as it turns out I have at least 2 cocks and maybe a third. they are about 16 weeks old they are a cross between ISA browns and Americana which should lay green eggs. Got these from my cousin who has been having chickens for about 10 years or so he sell eggs so unless he played a trick on me to get rid of his cocks something went wrong. so I am trying to find out if hens at the same way as the cocks at this age by puffing up their necks and fighting. If anyone wants the cocks just say so.
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new hobby.

    Here are some links to key resources:

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  3. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think

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  4. Kale Chips

    Kale Chips Songster

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    If you would like confirmation that you have males, you can add some pictures to help us double check. You should also update your profile to add your general location in case someone is interested in taking your birds. There is also a forum on here that goes by location so maybe you could find someone in your area! Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. ArthurLedd

    ArthurLedd Chirping

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    Thank you for the welcome I am getting started late in life as things slow down I am 69 soon to be 70 so what the hell I love eggs
     
  6. ArthurLedd

    ArthurLedd Chirping

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    I am from the Pittsburgh metro area
     
  7. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Maybe your cousin just isn't so hot at sexing chicks. That is an acquired skill.
    As for not getting chickens until you were 69, better late than never! Have fun.
     
  8. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Hello ArthurLedd.
    Welcome to BYC.
    He didn't play a trick on you if you got eggs because atm you can't tell the sex of the chick while its in the egg.
     
  9. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Great to have you join us
     

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