Howdy! New chicken owner!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by plynneb, May 20, 2016.

  1. plynneb

    plynneb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good day ya'll! I am a brand new chicken keeper and am poking around trying to learn all I can! I bought my first 7 hicks April 30 from TSC. They are all bantams, 6 clearly gl sebrights one mystery chick (who happens to just be the sweetest thing!)

    On Monday I added 3 Olive Eggers to the group and all is going swimmingly so far! Those little OE's put my bantams into perspective on size from the get go, lol! But, I adore their demeaner. Great chicks!

    I look forward to getting tonknow you all.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! It sure sounds like you are having a ball with your new chicks :clap Theye sure lots of fun and very rewarding. Watching their personalities emerge is great to watch. The learning centre has some great articles that I'm sure you find very helpful ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Good luck and be sure to ask any questions. Everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  4. plynneb

    plynneb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The little peepers just bore a little hole in my heart that is certain!
     
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Does the mystery chick have feathered feet? If so, look up mille fleur d'uccle chick pictures and see if that might be what you have. D'uccles are pretty sweet little birds. I'm envious of your sebrights - I've always wanted those!! They look like little works of art when grown!

    Welcome to the forum! [​IMG]
     
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  6. Days poultry

    Days poultry Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome i am also new here :welcome
     
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  7. plynneb

    plynneb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, the feet have no feathers. If (s)he were a dog I would call he(r) brindle in color. (S)has a different temperament than the sebrights as well as coloring. Since I can't find any info I'm guessing mixed. I love the uniqueness of the colors.
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you could post a photo, we'd be glad to offer opinions.
     
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  9. plynneb

    plynneb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first two are more recent, the second 2 from abt 1 week old. I had posted it in the breed question section [​IMG]
     

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