My Girls finally laid

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by snaglehook, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. snaglehook

    snaglehook Out Of The Brooder

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    Update since my last post: lost my Red to my rescue pit bull, after 6 mo in harmony without any sense he even knew they were there he decided ,he's a dog they are chickens. Sad but I should not have let them alone for long periods without watching. On the positive side my 7mo old Blk. Austros laid 3 eggs last night, not sure if the addition of light 14 hrs was a factor but I'm very excited. Thanks for all the helpful responses to my previous posts.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Oh I am so sorry about the loss of your bird to the dog. Sometimes dogs can't be trusted around chickens.

    But congrats on the eggs!!! It takes a while for Australorps to lay but once they do they can be power layers. I have never had to add lighting to my Aussies to get them to lay. They lay no matter what.

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  3. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
    Glad ya joined!Were all here to help!

    Congrats on the eggs!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] We're glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry about the hen you lost! [​IMG]
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I'm sorry for the loss of your Red![​IMG]

    Congratulations on the eggs! I hope you get many more.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm sorry for you loss. It's always sad to lose one of our flock. Unfortunately, dogs and chickens typically don't mix well. Black Australorps are my favorite standard breed. I've raised them for years (along with dozens of other breeds and hybrids), and they are extremely hardy, calm and gentle (my children, and now my granddaughter, made lap pets of them), and excellent layers of large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your BAs.
     
  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you joined us.

    So sorry about your loss, a hard way to learn.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  9. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about the lost bird, congrats on those first eggs!
     

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