Hi from Mid Missouri!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by andyandeye, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. andyandeye

    andyandeye New Egg

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    Hello All. My husband found this site a few months back and I am just now catching up. We are new chicken people and loving it. We started our Alpaca farm 3 years ago and got chickens almost 2 years ago.

    After many trials and worry we finally have a healthy group of hens and one Roo. The king of the roost is a beautiful Road Island Red. We have one RIR hen left and 9 Buff Orpingtons. We are getting about 3 - 7 eggs a day. Depending on the weather.

    Last night we had our very first baby chick hatch in the incubator. We started with 5 in there. Only 2 grew, and so far only one has hatched. It is so much fun to watch it. Though our indoor dogs are freaking out at the peeping.

    Anyway, just wanted to say hi to ya'll!!

    Eye
     
  2. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    If you haven't already done so, check out the Learning Center for some helpful articles. There's a section of it devoted to incubating and hatching eggs.


    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard.

    In addition to the learning centre, joining your state thread will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     

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