Intro and question

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BeasleyMommy, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. BeasleyMommy

    BeasleyMommy New Egg

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    Hi! I'm BeasleyMommy, a frequent visitor, but new member. I'm a married mommy of four, and a Catholic homeschooler from Georgia. We have a dog, gerbils, fish, and, of course, chickens. We have 3 hens (no roos allowed) and 3 chicks. The hens are 1 Buff Orpington and 2 Ameracaunas (Easter Eggers?) They are about 7 1/2 months old and two have been laying almost daily for almost a month. The other Americauna has not yet, ad is smaller than the others, even though they are the same age. I feed them layer feed, oyster shells, assorted leftovers, and they free range in the yard. Is she a late bloomer or is there a problem? Her comb is smaller and less red, also, if that gives any more info. Thanks for any advice!
     
  2. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome Beasleymommy!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. EE's are normally late bloomers. Keep in mind that decreasing daylight due to the onset of winter will slow down egg production as well.
     
  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!! Glad you joined!! [​IMG]
     
  6. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  7. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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  8. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] and welcome to BYC [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca
     
  9. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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