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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenmole, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. chickenmole

    chickenmole Out Of The Brooder

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    I love this site and I've been lurking around here for ages lapping up information from the resident chicken geniuses. :)

    I had a small flock when I was growing up. They were bantams and spoiled rotten. My family gave me a pair of young pullets as a housewarming gift when we finally bought our own home almost two years ago. I 'accidentally' bought some more chicks when I went to the feed store(which were supposed to be ameraucana and I don't think they are, but I love them). I keep having conversations with people about how much fun chickens are and how easy the really are to keep and I got this brilliant idea that I would sell some chicks this year. One week into this brilliant idea and I have to admit I am a chick junkie. I want to keep way too many of them.

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    Here is one of our maybe-ameraucanas!

    And THIS is what happens when you order a hatchery assortment. If anyone can identify some of these give it a whirl. Hah!
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    I know. There's a duck in there. I indentified that with no problem! ;)

    Hi, BYC! It's nice to be among fellow chicken people.
     
  2. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you decided to join us!! I can't help you with the breeds of your chicks, but they sure are cute!
     
  3. chickenmole

    chickenmole Out Of The Brooder

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    Hah, thanks! I'm in love, and my family thinks I've gone insane. I've figured out several breeds but some of them have me stumped. Pretty much all the "fancies" are unfamiliar to me! Some look like they're going to have poofy crests, and they're all supposed to be specific breeds with no mixed ones. Who knows! This is part of the fun. It's also an excuse to take soooo many cute chick photos :)
     
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    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My family is the same way, lol. You might want to try posting pics of them in the breed and gender section of the forum. Good luck figuring them out!!
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Oh my, chicken math has hit you hard, lol. It sounds like you're having a lot of fun.

    I enjoyed your pictures, thanks for sharing them!
     
  6. chickenmole

    chickenmole Out Of The Brooder

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    It's all chaos but it is fun. The Ducks were not expected at all. Those dirty little birds weren't supposed to be here for weeks! And they sent extras!!! One has an identity crisis and leapt in with the chickens, I gave up on removing her. She is now an honorary chicken.
     
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    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure she is!
     
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. :love Look at all those beautiful babies!
     
  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    I poached this from another thread. I absolutely loved it.
     
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  10. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad to have you onboard. Your chicks are cute and I'm sure they will keep you out of trouble for a while! [​IMG] With your addiction, you are for sure in the right place for everything chicken (and duck) so make yourself at home and enjoy.

    all the best
    CT
     

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