Hello, I'm a new member!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 1 Critter Camp, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. 1 Critter Camp

    1 Critter Camp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am Lisa and new to BYC and excited about joining! I have two silkies and one bourbon red turkey, named Red, all pets. Red is a male and follows me around like a dog. Sometimes he gets quite aggressive. I am trying to let him know I am the boss turkey around here but not sure if he believes it!!

    I have 9 eggs in the incubator at 8 days. It is hard to tell how they are doing but I see blood vessels in all... two look dead though. I removed 10 clear ones yesterday that were not fertile. The eggs are supposed to be a few frizzles sultans, polish or silkies and I have some that are lavender silkies. I hope I have a few hatch! I ordered them off Ebay and my luck is not good when getting them shipped so far away from Kentucky.

    Once I find out how to add pictures, I'll put some on.

    I've read a lot of helpful information on BYC; thank you for such a great place!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Lisa, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Good luck taming that turkey...I have one that is the same way - he is quite stubborn! On the incubating you might seek some advice in the link below. Good luck and happy hatching!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/5/incubating-hatching-eggs

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I think Red needs a girl turkey. My friend just lost her favorite hen to her male turkey who killed it probably trying to breed it. Some people also believe chickens can spread "black head" disease to turkeys.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Good luck with your hatch!
    Enjoy the site. :D
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Shipped eggs are always a crap shoot. Good luck with your hatch.
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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