Hi from North Carolina!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Queen Reecie, May 14, 2019.

  1. Queen Reecie

    Queen Reecie In the Brooder

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    I’m a farmer with a mixed flock, newly adopted ranging from 4 weeks to 1 week old. I have 1 rooster and he’s in charge of 15 ladies.

    The Rooster is a Rhode Island Red

    The hens are as follows:

    Amauracana
    Barred Rock
    Silver-Laced Wyandotte
    Buff Orpington
    Rhode Island Red
    Araucana

    I plan on letting a few eggs from each hen hatch, and experimenting to see if I can make my own chicken breed! I’m in love with the short, stocky chickens like the Buff Orpington so I’m hoping my cross can keep the squat stature <3 and I want it to be an Easter egger as well.

    Has anyone worked with any of these crosses previously, and do you have tips on what threads I could look at to speak to other aspiring breeders and compare experiences with cross breeding?
     
  2. Queen Reecie

    Queen Reecie In the Brooder

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    Also, I know when they’re under a year old and not laying eggs yet, they’re pullets and cockerels. Sorry for not specifying
     
  3. Brahmachicken240

    Brahmachicken240 Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens :frow:welcome
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  4. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    I have no experience yet with mixed breeds. But when I do, it won't be with what you are mixing. Have fun with your experiments.
     
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    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined us! Good luck with your flock and future plan's!
     
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    Leahs Coop Crowing

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    Hello,:frow and a warm welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us and I hope you'll enjoy it here as much as we all do!
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your project.
     
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    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
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    FlappyFeathers Crossing the Road

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