New and obsessed chicken guy from sierra foothills

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Baochickenbaobao, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Baochickenbaobao

    Baochickenbaobao Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Byc'ers,

    I'm new to byc and just wanted to say hello to everybody. Am from the sierra foothills and have found a new obsession/hobby in raising chickens.

    The flock consists of 2 egyptian fayoumis, 2 golden laced wyans, 2 silver laced wyans, 2 EE's, 2 polish(1 buff & 1 black/white crested), 3 lakenvelders, 2 australorps, 1 dominique, 6 silkies, and 2 copper marans. The majority of the flock are ladies with the exception of 4 silkies which were straight runs and 1 copper maran. Only the copper maran is laying eggs atm since she and the roo are 6 weeks older then the rest of the flock. They were introduced to the flock only about a week ago and the bcm hen has some serious attitude! None of the other little guys want to be within a stink eye shot of her. I've read here that it can take up to 2 weeks before they warm up to each other. Just wanted to make the introduction and hope to be talking with some of you here in the future.
     
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  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us!
     
  3. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] and welcome to BYC [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca
     
  4. kaom

    kaom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  7. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome from the coast. I love my hens but I'm not at all good about tolerating the "pecking order". After two years of watching one little GLW bully the others, I got her a new home. I think it is a matter of how much we can take of the abuse that goes on. I know it is "nature" but I enjoy peace in my garden, not chaos! Good luck and [​IMG]
     
  9. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

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  10. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! So glad you joined us!

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