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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AbisChicks16, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. AbisChicks16

    AbisChicks16 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 14, 2016
    South Florida
    I am new to owning chickens. We bought a farm two months ago and 12 chickens came with it. My daughter instantly fell in love. Yesterday we got 18 one day old chicks. I have a few questions about my older chickens and my new chicks. I'm not sure what breed any of our chickens or chicks are (one of the new chicks is a Barred Plymouth Rock Rooster. We specifically ordered him)
    Here are some pics of older chickens and my new chicks. [​IMG]
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to BYC. You can post photos of your older birds (and young chicks at 6-8 weeks of age ) at "what breed or gender is this."
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome. Great to have you with us! So cool that you are involving your daughter with the chickens...lots of great lessons to be learned! Speaking of learning, the Learning Center is chock full of great articles covering almost every aspect of chicken rearing. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Best wishes and enjoy your flock!
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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. What a bonus - to get a new place with chickens in residence! Seems your family and chickens were meant to be [​IMG] Please make yourself at home here with us and feel free to ask any questions that you may have.

    Best wishes
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
    Adorable chicks you have there! Enjoy them; they grow up FAST! [​IMG] Chickens and children go together like peanut butter and jelly. I'm so glad you're daughter is enjoying them as much as she is. [​IMG]
  7. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2016
    Surrounded by the Amish
    Welcome to BYC I'm glad you joined us! If there is anything you need or want to know there are thousands of friendly people ready to help you. Best of luck!
  8. AbisChicks16

    AbisChicks16 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 14, 2016
    South Florida
    Thank you..
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Wow! Quite the assortment of breeds there. Not sure about that box of chicks, but a lot of your older birds appear to be Brown Leghorns.

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