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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by preppinchick, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. preppinchick

    preppinchick New Egg

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    Good afternoon, y'all!

    I'm new to BYC (but have checked out a LOT of information on the site before signing up)!

    This is my first year with chickens, but I've slowly acquired quite a flock!

    I have:

    - 3 Buff Orpington hens
    - 1 Orpington rooster
    - 3 Orpington chicks (sex not determined yet, but I believe 1 is a roo and 2 are hens)

    - 2 Red Sexlink hens (lost one to bronchitis earlier this year)

    - 2 Barred Rock hens
    - 1 Wyandotte

    ...and 2 hens that are EITHER Araucanas OR Americaunas. How do you tell the difference? My uncle gave these 2 to me (he has too many and has raised chickens for decades) so I know they came from a good source. He said they're Araucanas, but after looking at the pictures on BYC, I can't tell.

    Either way - I LOVE my chickens and am excited to have joined your online flock! Looking forward to meeting everyone!

    Rachel
    "PreppinChick"
    East TN
     
  2. 218overdrawn

    218overdrawn Out Of The Brooder

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    Howdy from eastern nc
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  4. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. preppinchick

    preppinchick New Egg

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    Here's my flock:

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    The adult Orpingtons

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    The Orpington chicks (I believe there are 2 hens and a rooster)

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    The Sexlink Sisters

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    A Wyandotte, 2 Barred Rocks, and 2 Araucanas (perhaps Americanas?)
     
  8. TXchickmum

    TXchickmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Howdy from Texas! [​IMG]
     
  9. Teri Metcalf

    Teri Metcalf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Howdy from College Station, Texas. I don't know how to tell the difference, but we've got several Ameraucanas (or Easter Eggers) and some EE mixes. Our rooster is an Orpington and he does some of the mixing.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] you could post some clear pictures on "what gender or breed is this," and see what the response is.
     

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