Hello! New Polish Chick Owner

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RedOdette, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. RedOdette

    RedOdette In the Brooder

    Apr 2, 2018
    Hello all! I'll just jump right into it:

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    I am brand new to chickens!
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    We just (about 2 weeks ago) got three little Polish chicks approximately one month old, though one looks to be a week younger than the others. They're named Odette, Cookie (my son named her), and potentially Sansa. Hoping they are all future Hens!
    (3) What breeds do you have?
    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Googling for info on chickens!
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I'm a Librarian, so I love to read! I also enjoy painting, gardening, cooking, all things crafty...
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    My husband is a Marine Corps vet, I have two kids under 5 and two dogs - a Lab and an Aussie. We live in Alabama currently but have moved around a bit.

    I know it's too early to be certain, but I'm curious as to peoples' guesses as to whether we've got little Hens or Roos. Also curious as to what colors they'll turn out to be. Odette is the little yellow one. :)

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  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

    Jul 29, 2017
    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot Beautiful birds! :love
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You can post photos at "what breed or gender is this." But they will probably tell, they are too young to evaluate. Polish are nearly as difficult to sex early, as silkies.
  4. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    Such cute chicks :love :D
  5. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Congratulations on getting your chicks and welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  7. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

    Dec 12, 2013

    Cute chicks, thanks for sharing photos!
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under RedOdette :frow Welcome and Congratulations! :clap

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    Cute babies! :love If you would like to share more Pictures and Stories of them and/or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    You may be interested in these links:
  9. lifetimechicklover

    lifetimechicklover Chirping

    Mar 5, 2018
    Middle South Carolina
    Welcome aboard! I have the black with white crests 6 wks. old, and I still don't have a clue as to the sex of them.:he
  10. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop

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