Hello! (New to chickens and Backyard Chickens) :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dani123, May 23, 2012.

  1. Dani123

    Dani123 Hatching

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    Hi!
    I just recently obtained two bantam chicks and, at least temporarily I have the mom and her bff [​IMG] (I would like to keep the adults as well, but they are my father-in-law's, and I think he misses them, lol)

    The babies are mine permanently - I know they are bantams of some sort but I am not really sure if they are a specific type of chicken or maybe mutt chickens [​IMG]... They are cute regardless.

    I will have to post pics later, maybe someone will know.

    Anyway - I am excited to be part of the "chicken community" - would like to learn more about my chickens and chickens in general. I would LOVE to have full size chickens one day - It would be very cool to be able to collect eggs from my backyard for breakfast! :D

    I know the little banties lay eggs, but not sure if it would be worthwhile trying to make a meal out of the little things, lol.

    Nice to meet you!
     
  2. We lived on bantam eggs for about a year. It is quite possible to make a good meal out of them, you just need more of them. Our OEG bantams lay .5 oz to 1 oz eggs and we cook with them... They taste good. :)
     
  3. Scooter&Suzie

    Scooter&Suzie Songster

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    I know you will LOVE Backyard chickens! I rarely ever get on facebook, because I am ALWAYS on here! Everyone is so helpful I would rather be around no other bunch of people (I said people, not chickens ;). I hope you have a good time with your bantams, imo, there are no better breeds then the bantam breeds, they are so small and friendly. Who needs eggs when you have all the love in the world stuffed into such a small chicken [​IMG]
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Stan says hello!
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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Bantam eggs are perfect for deviled eggs, and for scotch eggs. Kids also love them.
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Congrats and enjoy. :thumbsup
     
  9. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Welcome to BYC Glad you joined.
     

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