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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hensandcounsel, Dec 7, 2014.

  1. Hensandcounsel

    Hensandcounsel Hatching

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    I am in oklahoma and this chicken raising is brand new to me. But I love it! We are interested in having fresh eggs, not interested in eating our chickens. It is very addicting for sure. I started with five chickens, three Rhode Island reds and 2 australorps. They just started laying about a month ago, it has been so fun!!! They roam free in the back yard and provide lots of entertainment. We also have a group of 2 month old baby chicks who we have separated from the big ladies. It appears we may also accidentally have a rooster! We aren't entirely sure... Two of the chicks are Easter Eggers, beautiful silver ladies. Some are also olive egg layers. This is a new adventure, but is so much fun! I have been educating myself with information from backyard chickens for months but thought I should join. Thanks for all the information you have provided me already!
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    Chickens are very addicting! Feel free to post pictures of your possible rooster in the "What Breed or Gender is This" forum and we will be happy to tell you what gender we think he is!
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Black Australorps are my favorite standard breed. I've raised them for years and they are extremely hardy, calm and gentle (my children, and now my granddaughter, made lap pets of them), and excellent layers of large, brown eggs. Easter Eggers are my granddaughter's (pictured in my avatar) favorite chickens. She loves their colored eggs. Definitely post a pic of your rooster in question on our What Breed or Gender is This? link that Mountain Peeps left with you, and take advantage of our experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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  6. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!
     

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