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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Adam n Angie, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. Adam n Angie

    Adam n Angie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,
    We are new to this and want to find pullets from this area (East river South Dakota) instead of paying tons of shipping. We don't know where to look. Does anyone have any ideas. We also want to get to know people in the area that have the same interests as us. We're hoping to have the coop done this week.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Stynch

    Stynch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! Have you checked to see if there is a South Dakota thread in the "where am I, where are you" section (under "forum" at top of page? That's the best way to connect with people in your neck of the woods. Good luck in your venture.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Stynch took the words right out of my mouth. That is the best way to find out what is going on in your neighborhood.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X3 on posting on the South Dakota thread. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of pullets do you want?
     
  5. Adam n Angie

    Adam n Angie Out Of The Brooder

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    We want calm egg layers. Thinking Orpington, Wyandotte,brahma, barred rock? I want a variety of pretty girls
     
  6. Adam n Angie

    Adam n Angie Out Of The Brooder

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    I have posted in the South Dakota page also. We are in the border of Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska also. I could check them out also
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I've had all of those breeds over the years. Orpingtons and Brahmas are very calm and gentle. I have occasionally had an aggressive Wyandotte or Barred Rock. Other standard breeds that are very calm and gentle are Australorps, Cochins, Sussex, and Faverolles.
     
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  8. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Good luck finding these breeds. Orps are a great breed to keep. My Australorps are super docile, friendly and love to lap sit! Very hardy and great layers too.

    Enjoy this new adventure and welcome to our flock!
     
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  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Good luck finding the birds you want! [​IMG]
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I would definitely recommend the Wyandotte- mine have been gentle and sweet!
     
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