Hello! Thanks for all your advice

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mizz9, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. mizz9

    mizz9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,

    I have been reading tons of stuff on this site for a month before finally getting our first 3 pullets this week. Finally joined so I can ask questions and hopefully have my own helpful advice after a while!

    For the most part the new babies are settling in well!

    1 Plymouth Rock "Pepper", 1 Rhode Island Red "Ginger", and 1 Black Australorp "Sydney"
    Pepper is the smallest of the group but already has decided that she is the boss! Lots of great "Chicken TV" already. [​IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Congratulations on your new pullets :clap I'm sure you will enjoy your new chicken adventures very much. They sure are lots of fun and very rewarding too. You have found out already the chicken TV is great!

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC
    Joining in on the fun is so much more fun than lurking.

    Enjoy your pullets - I never get tired of Chicken TV
    Caroline
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens - glad to have you in the flock.
     
  5. Poultry Master1

    Poultry Master1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome I too am new to BYC. This may seem like a dumb question but I was wondering how do add in those little animated emojis I guess is what there called.
     
  6. Jucodeo

    Jucodeo The Sky is Falling!

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    Hey there @mizz9 and I would like to welcome you by saying [​IMG]!
    I am happy you joined us here on our wonderful forum and I hope yo continue to be a member here. I have some questions about your flock and if you have any time I would appreciate it if you could answer them...
    1. How old are your pullets?
    2. Have they laid any eggs yet?

    I was wondering because when you used the term pullet which is a young hen I wasntt sure whether they were laying or not. I also have some links that I give to people most are common and some are unique based on your intro and what you may need help or experience in...
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/18/chicken-behaviors-and-egglaying
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/16189/nutrition-sponsored-by-purina-poultry

    The last link is just in case you wanna share pics and stories of your chickens to the public so we can get to know you and your flock...
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/40/family-life-stories-pictures-updates

    I wish you and your new flock the best of luck and I hope you enjoy our forum!
    Justin [​IMG]
     
  7. mizz9

    mizz9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are 5 weeks old. Still chick-like. Got a little while to wait for the eggs!
     
  8. Jucodeo

    Jucodeo The Sky is Falling!

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    I am sure they are super cute! Yes they will start laying when they are around 6 months old. All the best of luck to you!
    Justin [​IMG]
    P.S I appreciate you taking time to answer my questions!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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