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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mountainky, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. mountainky

    mountainky New Egg

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    Glad to have found this group now I know I'm not alone there are chicken lovers everywhere we are just getting started raising chickens we have 4 golden comets hens and one golden comet rooster all pullet 3 months old and one RIR rooster are there other breeds we should try ?
     
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]If you've got the room, the sky is the limit. You could get 1 or 2 of any breeds you'd like to try out. If you like them maybe you will want more.
     
  4. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Oregon & welcome to BYC. There are lots of great breeds. Depends on what your looking for - eggs, meat or just cuteness :) The learning center above has several different tabs to go through. Best of luck with your new flock.
     
  5. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey there!! [​IMG]

    Ahhh so many breeds to choose from and so little coop room.

    I like to suggest chickens that lay cool colored eggs, it is fun to give away a dozen eggs and watch people reaction to the colors....blues, greens, chocolate browns. Marans lay an beautiful dark brown egg and come in a variety of feather colors. Ameraucanas lay blue eggs, also come in a wide variety of feather colors. Easter Eggers and Olive Eggers make beautiful green and blue eggs + are probably the sweetest chickens around. Usually very friendly and come in a huge variety of colors. They are crossbreeds, so like a box of chocolates full of surprises.

    Check out the various breed threads and you are sure to fall in love with them all!!
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Google the Henderson chicken chart for a great breeds resource. Also, you should have more hens for the number of roosters you have - the boys will overbreed the girls with that few a number. You could add girls, or maybe consider giving up a rooster. Gold Comets, by the way, are mixed breed birds and will not produce consistent offspring, so are not maybe the best birds to keep for breeding purposes.
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, mountainky, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! There are about 15 birds I'd love to try! So many great choices!! Good luck in your search.
     
  9. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and [​IMG]!! Glad you joined us!
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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