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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ruddy, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. Ruddy

    Ruddy New Egg

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    I'm new to byc. I have BO and JG and am hoping for the frist egg before snow flies. They are 20 weeks old. I'm have been surprise that they have a personality. I have 5 rosters and 11 hens *( it's hard to tell witch rosters are going to join me in at dinner). But it's part of the deal.
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Yes, I think 4 of them need to be scheduled to join you for dinner one of these days! [​IMG] You can also place an ad (free) in our Buy Sell and Trade section to see if anyone nearby you might want your roosters.

    Your BOs may not lay until they are 24 to 26 weeks of age, so be patient with them. Orpingtons mature later than many breeds. But are great layers when they do start laying.

    Good luck on this new journey and welcome to our flock!
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Chickens do have a lot of personality, I think that surprises a lot of people when they first get a flock. And chicken tv is the best show in town, lol. Waiting for that 1st egg is hard, but it will be worth it. You'll have to share a picture when it shows up.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  4. copper2

    copper2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI WELCOME TO BYC
     
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  5. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Sounds like it is time to get rid of some cockerels or those poor pullets are never going to get a moment of peace.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The 5 roosters may be harassing your hens so much, it will put them off of laying. A rooster can handle 10 hens, I'm guessing your do not have 50 hens to keep them all preoccupied
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

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