hello. .new to raising chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by knc6468, Sep 22, 2015.

  1. knc6468

    knc6468 New Egg

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    We are new to raising chickens, we have 4 for now..Summer who is a Red Production 4 months old . .Olivia who is a Barred Rock 4 months old ..Lia who is Americauna 3 months old . .and Diva who is a silkie 8 months old. .no eggs yet although Olivia and Diva are very chatty and are squatting [​IMG]
     
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  2. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Welcome! So glad you could join us! [​IMG]

    That is a lovely little flock. Silkies are awesome, and so are Ameraucanas! [​IMG]

    Your hens look a lot like mine. Just thought I'd add, most hens sold as Ameraucanas are actually Easter Eggers, which are lovely and awesome, but not the same thing.


    Here is are Easter Egger (she was sold as an Ameraucana) named Eagle
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Merry Christmas! Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! What lively girls you have there!! Hope you gave some eggs soon. Waiting for those first ones really can seem to take forever!! But when you find them it's like you gave found gold, it really is.

    Wishing you the very best of luck with them in the future. Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC a,d all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. Caleb999

    Caleb999 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Glad you joined. Hope you find some useful information and really cool names
     
  5. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  6. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hope you get some eggs soon, that can feel like such a long wait. Thanks for sharing a picture.

    Nice to have you here!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Very nice flock. Olivia and Diva should start laying soon, you can put golf balls in the nest boxes to give them the idea.
     
  9. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     

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