Hi all nice to meet every one

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by should of married omd, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. should of married omd

    should of married omd New Egg

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    Hi everyone i am new to byc i have been reading a few post every now and then and trying to figure out how the forum works , i am new to the chicken world and enjoying it all......except for i lost my very first lil one very heart breaking....... i have a few questions if anyone would be so kind and share there knowledge i would be greatful...... i have two adult chickens and am wondering when i can put my teenagers in with them they are 2 months old i gave it a try yesterday but had to grab the younger ones out........ also wondering if anyone has buff orphingtons i purchased two at our local tractor supply each week in may they would have a feature breed as they are growing they are awfully red i thought they were suppose to be a carmel color just wondering if i didnt get the buffs or if maybe they are redder when younger.....i will start with these couple questions ....i want to say thanks to everyone for posting all the helpful info so happy to have found this forum
     
  2. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    As far as introducing the younger birds, do it slowly. Maybe set up and area where the older birds can see them but not attack them and them a little at a time let them get to know each other.

    As far as the Orpingtons, I dont know the answer for sure but it sounds like you may have gotten a Rhode Island Red or other breed like that.
     
  3. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    [​IMG] from Indiana!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  5. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. should of married omd

    should of married omd New Egg

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    thanks for all the welcomes
     
  7. jcf3202

    jcf3202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from Pennsylvania!
     
  8. Grand-hen-ma

    Grand-hen-ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, welcome from Hudson Florida.
     
  9. ParadiseFoundFarm

    ParadiseFoundFarm Goddess of Good Things

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    I'm putting the bigger girls in the grow out pen 1 at a time for a night and a day. They apear to be getting to know eachother and the larger bird, being outnumbered and on unfamiliar ground, is taken down a notch in aggression.
     
  10. Wileyps1

    Wileyps1 Out Of The Brooder

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