Hi from isle of wight

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by happychucks, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. happychucks

    happychucks In the Brooder

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    Hi,just joined the forum as i have recently decided to get involved with chickens and am interested in how others are doing it.
    I have 19 girls, 12 light sussex 1 brahma, 3 pure frizzles 1 frizzlexbantam 1 bluebell and an unknown 2 egg lay bird thats four years old. I will post a pic of her as im sure someone will know what she is.
    I keep them in two groups,the light sussex are the main layers and are in one area of the garden and the rest are free roaming in the garden.
     
  2. PAchickenlover

    PAchickenlover Songster

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    Hi :welcome I have never heard of a 2 egg lay bird lol but we all are here to learn something new! :) I will be following to try to find out what she is also...
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    [​IMG] I have not heard of a bird that lays two eggs a day - I'm assuming you mean everyday. Maybe another bird uses the same next box. Chickens often do that, and sometimes steal eggs from one another. It's especially unusual for a 4 year old chicken to be doing that. I'm sure she would go down in the Guinness book of records if it can be substantiated.
     
  6. Milkapple

    Milkapple In the Brooder

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    Just a quick fly by to say welcome to BYC :) x
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us!
     

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