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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicknadventure, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. Black Australorp

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  2. Copper Maran

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  3. Barred Rock

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  1. chicknadventure

    chicknadventure Songster

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    HI! I am new to chickens, been wanting to get some for a while, started out to buy 4, have 6 and am going to buy 2 more. I am loving my new little clucky babies.

    I also have 2 kids, a 3 year old and a 7 year old. My son bought one chicken with his own money so he can sell the eggs.

    I now one one month olds:

    Roo's:
    Black Turken
    Brown "Ameracuna" (that is my avatar)

    Hen:
    Golden Frizzle
    Black Copper Maran
    2 White Silkies

    My turken and the Maran are already chasing down bugs!!!

    I am wanting to add either 2 black australorps OR 2 Barred Rocks. I wanted to add 2 layers, and I am NOT interested in the RIR or Leghorns.
     

  2. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC from NJ! I love Turkens and wish I could get one. Have fun with him and the rest of your birds!:)
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Get one of each
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  5. chicknadventure

    chicknadventure Songster

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    LOL! I need to get good layers, so either way you think they are equal?
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Since I could only pick one I choose the Australorp because they are an excellant layer that is cold hardy. Otherwise all three are good choices. :thumbsup
     
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  7. greymane

    greymane Songster

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  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Cant go wrong with Barred Rocks, my favorites.
     
  9. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Barred Rocks and Black Australorp are both great chickens. That would be a tough choice!

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  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. They're all great choices, but I'd choose Australorps.
     

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