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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mommom10, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. Mommom10

    Mommom10 New Egg

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    Hi All!! My name is Leigh and I live in NW PA in the mountains. I am new to raising chickens. I have 3 barred rocks that are 4 months old. They are such a joy to have around; thay follow me around when I go out to feed them. If anyone has any suggestions on raising my beautiful chickens please feel free to sugest it to me!! Thanks
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Barred Rocks are a nice breed, they should lay you lots of eggs! You might like to check out the BYC Learning Center, lots of good articles on all aspects of chicken keeping you'll find helpful with your new flock. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center And it is always fun to check out your state thread for chicken keeping neighbors and any suggestions they have for dealing with the weather etc in your area https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread
     
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  4. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Barred Rocks are a fun breed to raise. I have some 14 week old Barred Rocks that are just the friendliest chicks ever! And great lap sitters too.

    Enjoy your babies and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. Welcome! I have BR too 4 of them in the flock. Enjoy them.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Leigh! Glad you decided to join our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds like your flock is doing just fine - keep up the good work.
     
  8. Mommom10

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