Kitimat, BC -- first time chickens for me... With a SO who had chickens 10 years ago

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by canehdianchick, May 10, 2016.

  1. canehdianchick

    canehdianchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    26 ladies who will be 2 weeks old tomorrow (we think they're all pulleys.... Maybe a roo in the mix --- or a few!) all will be layers as far (as I am concerned) at this time!

    I've been lurking and using BYC as a resource for the last month and figured it was time to make this official!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    This link may help you for the moment.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/getting-started-raising-chickens


    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
    CT
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to have your join us. What breeds do you have? You may want to post at "Canadians, check-in-here." to find out local news.
     
  4. canehdianchick

    canehdianchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I ended up posting a Hello in the Canadian board as well--- thank you for tha!

    We ordered a mixed batch of leftovers so we aren't certain what quantity of each of the 5 breeds--- they are all dual purpose. A mix of red rock, barred Plymouth Rock, Rhode Island Red, red Sussex, and Colombian Rock...

    My guess right now:

    1 x barred rock
    8 x red rock cross
    9 x Columbian rock
    8 x orangey chicks so could be red Sussex or Rhode Island Red from what I understand....
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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