Just got chicks!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MrsFriedl84, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. MrsFriedl84

    MrsFriedl84 Hatching

    Apr 13, 2017
    Hi there, I just got four different breeds of chicks yesterday. I'm really excited to see how they each grow up and what there eggs look like. We got an Orpington, blue Andalusian, Maran and a Dominique. Still looking to get my Americauna today. They were out. I really want some blue eggs! Any input on these breeds would be great! Thanks everyone!

  2. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

    Jun 4, 2015
    Wild, Wild West
    :frow Hi there and :welcome! We are glad you could join the flock!
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2017
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Must hatch more Premium Member Project Manager

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    Welcome and congrats.
    Where did you get them from?
    Are they girls?

    My Dom is my sweetest bird and lays 6 - 7 eggs a week!
  4. Cntry1958

    Cntry1958 Songster

    Mar 16, 2017
    Somewhere in Maryland
    We have 4 Orpington ( 3 Buff Orpington 1 darker Orpington ) they lay Brown eggs and are good layers we get a egg from them every other day. They can lay during winter also if given enough light ( 16 hours per day) The eggs are x large. They are friendly and do go broody on us once a year. They can lay up to 280 eggs a year so they do a good job for us. The hens I have are large chickens and would make a nice meaty bird that could be eaten once they stopped laying. They lay good for about 4 to 5 years and then they slow down or stop laying. [​IMG]

  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member 5 Years

    G’Day from down under MrsFriedl84 [​IMG] Welcome & Congratulations!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and congrats on your new chicks! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)

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