Hey from Florida

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TSW99, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. TSW99

    TSW99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New to byc I have been keeping chickens for several years. I have used byc many times so I thought I would become a member. Currently having 11 hens 2 of them being bantams one rooster and two ducks
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of hens do you have?
     
  3. TSW99

    TSW99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three Easter eggers or Americanas not shore, one well summer one cochin bantam one Japanese bantam and five Amberlinks (some sort of hybrid)
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You have an interesting mix of breeds. Amerlinks are a cross between a silver gene rooster and a red gene hen (a reverse Red Sex Link) and they are excellent layers. If your EEs or Americauanas came from a hatchery (unless it was Meyer Hatchery), they are Easter Eggers. There is a good article explaining the differences between Ameraucanas, Araucanas, and Easter Eggers at http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/09/ameraucana-easter-egger-or-araucana.html. EEs are my granddaughter's (pictured in my avatar) favorite hens. She loves their different colored eggs.
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    Nice to have lurkers joining on [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you finally joined our community! :)
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. LIChickens

    LIChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!

    You will find a lot of good information here. Keep on asking questions and you will get many good answers.

    You may also want to read the FAQ below.
     

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