Hi From New Zealand

Natalie Turner

In the Brooder
May 30, 2017
Hi everyone! I'm a first time chicken owner from NZ. I have three chooks that were given to me from a friend of a friend. Mama chook, and her 2 babies who are 3 1/2 weeks old. I have no idea what breed they are but the lady I got them from thinks the babies may (or may not) be part Orpington. Anyone able to help guess the breed for these cuties?
Hi and welcome to BYC. If you post your pics on this forum, you may get some feedback -

More generally, you'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/category/learning-center.11/ and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

Sadly, whilst there are a few Kiwi members, there doesn't seem to be a NZ thread. Maybe you could start one?

All the best

Welcome to BYC!
Cute little ones you got, what ever breed they end up being.
Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

Definintely follow the link to our What Breed and Gender section that CTKen has left for you. Gosh, they sure are adorable!! :love

Make yourself at home here and welcome to our roost! :)
Howdy! What a lovely way to start your flock! I'm guessing some sort of marans or game type chicken. They look healthy which is the most important thing of all. Welcome to our flock!

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