New chicken farmer

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by duck101, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. duck101

    duck101 New Egg

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    Hey, my family and I just recently ordered 50 chickens from cackle hatchery, and my mom suggested i join if was interested. We are trying to figure out breeds and which ones are males and females. Although this is a little hard cuz they're only 1 week old today.But so far we are all having fun
     
  2. silkie1472

    silkie1472 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can, post a pic of them and we might be able to identify some of the breeds. In a couple months, when their feathers have came in, you can post another picture and we may be able to help you identify the gender.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. Congrats on your new chicks.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224


    All the best
    CT
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
    Did you order one of their variety packs? If so, ,which one did you order? This will help in the list of potential breeds to consider and also whether they were one of the straight run packs or a sexed package.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Hope your chicken assortment grows up to be a flock of great chickens! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hope you're enjoying the chicks! Don't forget to take lots of pictures, they grow up so fast.
     
  8. Circle W Farms

    Circle W Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. duck101

    duck101 New Egg

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    We ordered the surprise box and they're pure bred.
     
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard chickens! Glad you joined us, hope you enjoy it here as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     

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