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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by brewsters mum, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. brewsters mum

    brewsters mum New Egg

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    All my life I have been scared of chickens but one day 5 yrs ago Brewster the Rooster wandered into my life. Being a right softie I couldn't let him go hungry so I fed him and he has lived with my horses ever since. I still can not get a hand on him but he is happy in my company and he will eat out of my hand. Curiosity has led me here. I even went to a poultry show to see if I could figure out what breed he is!! He had a friend turn up but he died in the winter. Brewster is my one & only as I am still not comfy round chickens but would like to learn more - cheers M[​IMG]
     
  2. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Hello and welcome to BYC. I'm no breed expert, so I can't help you there. However, the look on his face seems to say: "How about some lady friends mate?!"
     
  3. brewsters mum

    brewsters mum New Egg

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    Hello and thank you, i am pleased to be here! I suppose the lady friends you speak of aren't the wild duck variety he commonly 'hangs out' with?? LOL May be one day I might start 'a family'
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It's hard to tell from the photo but, what color is the comb on top of his head? It looks very dark in the picture. I wondering if he had frostbite. I think he is some kind of game bird mix.


    I think you just need to be around baby chicks- they wouldn't be overwhelming. By the time they were adults you would probably be very comfortable around them.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X2 on what drumstick diva said, getting baby chicks might be a way to start, you could also look into getting a small incubator and hatching your own. You could post more pictures of Brewster on the What Breed Or Gender Is This forum https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. I too vote girls for Brewster.
     
  9. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Good suggestions here, good luck with Brewster, he looks quite handsome. :p We started with chicks as well - they're not very daunting, and before you know it they've grown up but one still thinks of them as those cute fluffy chicks from all those months ago.

    Enjoy the site! :D
     

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