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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by beckys flock, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. beckys flock

    beckys flock In the Brooder

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    Hello! I live in Pennsylvania and this June (2014) we got our first chickens at few weeks old. Online sites (especially BYC) have been wonderful help to us in learning to care for our "girls". Without these sites, I would have been in panic a number of times.. like when they are sunning and appear to have been massacred! I know with these resources to help me, I can take the best care possible of these pets that God has entrusted to our care! Thank you!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions that you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. May God bless your new flock. What kind of chickens did you get?
     
  3. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Songster

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    Welcome from the Ocean State!
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to the BYC flock - you surely have the right attitude.
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    You have come to the right place for all the learning and fun!

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  9. beckys flock

    beckys flock In the Brooder

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    They are 3 Americaunas (I think)... named after the powerpuff girls cartoon...bubbles (the reddish one who is mischievous & bit of a clown), buttercup (the one that first looked like small penguin & now is all black... she is timid & shy), and blossom (the one who starts out looking like a chipmunk and now is most lovely white with specks chest.. an has "mascara" color around her eye, & enjoys being petted).
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Based on your description, you have Easter Eggers instead of true Ameraucanas. If you're not familiar with the difference, there is a good article explaining the difference at http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/09/ameraucana-easter-egger-or-araucana.html. Our Easter Eggers are my granddaughter's favorite chickens. She loves the different colored eggs that they lay, and they typically outlay true Ameraucanas. Good luck with your flock.
     

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