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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Belinds, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. Belinds

    Belinds New Egg

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    Hi there, I started with 3 beautiful "organically raised" young Koek-Koek hens and a rooster. They were originally just for fun and some eggs. Have become spoiled enjoying our fresh eggs and watching the games of happy chickens. Found your site and have become a hooked "stalker"! Recently my one girl went AWOL and we found her hidden away, on 17 eggs... 21 days later she had 100% success rate - I had no idea it was possible!!
    So now I've decided no longer to "stalk" BYC and rather join up as I'm sure I may need some advice soon! I still have my original girl, she must be about 7 years now! At the moment I have 11 hens and 4 roosters. They free range on an acre yard during the day and I have 3 different coops for night time accommodation :). It's great to read your amazing information and see the products available for chickens. Thank you for "taking me in"!
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    Wow, 17 eggs is a lot for a hen to incubate successfully! She must be an outstanding mother.

    Good luck with your flock! Feel free to ask any questions you may have- we're all here to help in any way we can.[​IMG]
     
  3. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Please feel free to ask any questions you have! That's a really great success rate for hatches!
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congrats to you and mother hen on the 100% hatch :celebrate Many of us were lurkers before joining, I did two years of it and so wish now I had done it sooner.
    Wishing you the very best of luck in the future with your flock. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  6. FrankA

    FrankA Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! I lurked around quite a bit before joining as many here I'm sure have as well.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Congrats on your hatch![​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join to our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. :eek:) Congratulations on your incredibly successful hatch. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Congratulations on the surprise chicks!
     

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