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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dravus, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. Dravus

    Dravus Chirping

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    Hello there everyone, I'm a new starter to chicken keeping and hope to find much wisdom from the folks here while I care for my birds.

    Currently I'm caring for a lovely 6 and a half month old Japanese Quail hen (Texas A&M) and a rather brash 7 week old White Silkie chick (heavily suspected to be male)

    I am not the most original at naming but my Quail hen is called Quill and my Silkie chick is called Tobi

    I'll provide photographs if people are interested
     
  2. HenHouse4Life

    HenHouse4Life GrandmaOnDuty

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    Thanks for joining us!
    We're always interested in seeing photos!! Enjoy your time on BYC!!
     
  3. Dravus

    Dravus Chirping

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    Thank you for the warm welcome

    here are the latest photos I have of my birds

    and please forgive the off colour of my little girl Quill...she was housed in red sand for a few months
    IMG_20180213_124114.jpg My Little Quill
    IMG_20180321_201214.jpg My bratty Tobi
     
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  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Wrangler

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
    You may want to consider "poultry math" sometimes called chicken math, too! Your birds will do better with a few of their own kind, versus being alone.
     
  5. Dravus

    Dravus Chirping

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    I was trying very hard to get more than just the one chicken during my hatching in January....but he was the only one that hatched from my batch of 6
     
  6. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    A very warm welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource. I hope you enjoy it as much as we all do.
     
  7. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens we would love to see photos
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Your quail is beautiful , has such a sweet look to her face. Silkies are extremely difficult to sex before 4-5 mos. of age and sometimes not till they lay or crow. Tobi does have a big comb for his/her age.
     
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    Hen Pen Jem Crowing

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    happy couple.gif Greetings Dravus, Welcome to BYC! :frow I just can't decide which one is more adorable...:confused:
     
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    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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