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New Chick on The Block!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ebuxton, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. ebuxton

    ebuxton In the Brooder

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    Hello Everyone :)

    I am a fairly new chicken owner, (May 15, 2013) I have 16 chickens in total. 5 Silver-Laced Wyandotte hens with 1 rooster, I ordered 5 Golden-Laced Wyandotte hens, but received 4 hens and 1 rooster, and I ordered 5 straight-run Silver-Laced Polish which gave me 1 rooster. Love my birds, have not named them, because other than the males, only 1 Polish is distinguishable from the others. This one is predominately white, definitely NOT Silver-Laced. My chickens are free-range, they are out all day, and come in every evening on their own. We also have 4 Call ducks and an English Mastiff that we rescued. We got the dog before the birds and she LOVES them all. If anyone ever comes up missing, we go out with a flashlight and it takes her under 5 minutes to find the AWOL bird! I love having chickens and cannot wait to start getting eggs from our girls!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Your dog sounds wonderful!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, ebuxton, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Good luck and best wishes!
     
  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Songster 5 Years

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    Welcome to the site! [​IMG]
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    [​IMG] I pity the predator that threatens your flock while your Mastiff is on the job. They are magnificent dogs - great that she loves the birds.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. ebuxton

    ebuxton In the Brooder

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    Rosie says Hi! and Don't mess with my birds! Lol ;-)
     

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