Hi, newbie here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicka pucella, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. chicka pucella

    chicka pucella Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, my name is Shannon. And we just got a batch of 19 chickens 1 week ago. And I'm loving it. So much so, that I want to get more. Right now I have three roosters and the rest are female. I want to get some chicks and separate my males because I don't want any fighting. My third male has a disability and none of the other chickens pay him any mind. Although he does have a female that sticks with him. My issue is that I think they are mixed. I have tried to compare them to other pictures I've seen on the web site but they are just a bit different. I was going to post some pictures and see if anyone can give me a hand. I would love to keep the breeds pure, but is won't bother me if I find out they are mutts. Mutts need love too. Right now I am raising them for eggs, but I have so many people interested in buying my eggs since they come in so many different colors I'm going to have to buy some peeps just to keep up with the demand. Which is fine by me. We all love having them.

    Anyways it is great meeting you all. And any advise on introducing my new peeps (once they are old enough) would be great. The girls get a long fairly well. I don't want any bickering. I've been trying to see which females prefer which male and it is a bit tricky. lol
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, chicka pucella, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Last edited: Mar 20, 2013
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! I agree mutts need love too. I've always had a couple and it was only recently that I got into pure breeds. I loved my mutt flock though, they laid well, had great personality and you never know what to expect when you breed them.
    As for the roosters, well, if one is not really an issue the 2 remaining ones should be able to live in peace, given there is enough space and hens for them. If, like you said, you get more hens they should be fine.
     

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