New Chicken Mom

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Liberty Mom, May 18, 2016.

  1. Liberty Mom

    Liberty Mom Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello All. I became a chicken mom in the first week of April. I have 4 chickens. I have really enjoyed watching them grow so quickly and I find there is something relaxing about watching and interacting with them. I have so much more to learn and have been reading on your forums for some time and decided to join you here today. I hope to continue learning how to be a good chicken lady. LOL!!

    They were not sexed when I got them so I do not know what gender they are. I took some pics and hope that you might be able to help me. I have a RIR, an Australorp, a Chocolate Orpington, and a Cochin. I think the RIR is about 8 weeks and the rest are almost 7 weeks. Here they are! :)[​IMG]

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    No one's screaming cockerel at this point. I think they're all pullets [​IMG]
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You can post photos of your chicks at "what breed or gender is this?" Mention their age along with the photos.
     
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  4. Liberty Mom

    Liberty Mom Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! That would be amazing!! I have noticed that the Australorp and the Orpington have reddish wattles that are developing and the others do not. I know they all develop at different rates, so I didn't know what to think.

    Thanks again!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
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  6. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  8. Liberty Mom

    Liberty Mom Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is an update. The australlorp and chocolate Orpington turned out to be roosters. Although, I have only seen the Orpington crow so far.
     
  9. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    :welcome .. Is it too late to say that? :lol:
     
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