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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ShanW, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. ShanW

    ShanW New Egg

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    Hi, My name is Shannon. I have only 1 chicken. She is a Buff Orpington. She was a rescue. All her other brothers and sisters died. She is a family pet. Her name is Ivy! She gets along with my cats and also my dogs. We love her to death and are thinking of getting more. Thought I would say hi. I love this site. It is my go to site about Ivy! Thanks
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Shannon. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm sorry Ivy's brothers and sisters died. It's always sad to lose some of our flock. I've raised Buff Orpingtons for years and they are a wonderful breed; beautiful, hardy, friendly and gentle (my children, and now my granddaughter, made lap pets of ours), and layers of lots of nice, large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with Ivy.
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I love my Buff Orp too.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I am sorry her siblings didn't make it. Buff Orps are a very friendly breed! Very docile and fun to keep. Great layers too. They can make wonderful pets. I am glad you are enjoying her.

    Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the flock. Will she stay a house chicken after you get more? If not, you will have to integrate her slowly into the new flock.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Incidentally, there is a very good "People with house chickens," thread -pet chickens are growing by leaps and bounds. I think people do it because there are so many restrictions to having a regular flock.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sounds like Ivy is one lucky chicken, good luck with getting her a new flock started.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Good luck with your chicken! You may want to think about getting her some friends. It's best to keep at least two chickens, as they are flock animals. But, with you as part of her "family", she may not need them!
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  10. ShanW

    ShanW New Egg

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    Thanks :)
     

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