Just got my first RIR(3), I'm so happy and can't wait for them to start laying eggs. Any one has any

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by El Mexicano, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. El Mexicano

    El Mexicano Hatching

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  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I have some hatchery RIR and I love them. They are really lovely birds, they have nice personalities and they lay well too. Have you looked at the Learning Center yet? There are some wonderful articles on all sorts of chicken related topics. Enjoy the site!
     
  3. N F C

    N F C booooo!

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    Hi and welcome to BYC!

    We have 2 RIR's in our mixed flock and really like them. They lay well and have fun personalities. Hope you enjoy yours as much as we do!

    x2 on sumi's advice regarding the Learning Center...lots of good information there. If you have questions, feel free to ask.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Definitely stop by our learning center that Sumi linked for you. There is tons of information there on raising your new flock. I hope those eggs start coming soon!! Newly moved birds can sometimes hold off from laying for a few weeks from the stress of the move. So give them time to adjust to their new surroundings. Pretty soon you will be collecting lots of eggs!

    Enjoy your new birds and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    I've raised one hatchery Rhode Island Red, and have really enjoyed her! She's been an excellent layer, though hasn't been quite as gentle/personable as my other breeds.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I've never raised RIRs but I know they are super layers!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    So glad you joined the BYC flock [​IMG]
     
  10. BigBirdJano

    BigBirdJano In the Brooder

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    Welcome!:frow
     

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