New chicken owner in MS

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by clgraham76, Mar 26, 2016.

  1. clgraham76

    clgraham76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! We are slowly building a farm here, and we added a dozen baby chicks to the family yesterday! I am totally new to raising chickens, so I'm going to need a lot of help! I'm interested in finding out what breeds we got. We were told we got 2 Rhode Island Reds, but the other 10 we have no idea on. We were also told we got 2 pullets...,hoping there will be more than 2! LOL. [​IMG]
    So, 7 of them (including the pullets) look like this. And that's the Red behind
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    Then we have these 3 bantams.

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    We call this one Hawk [​IMG]
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    This little cutie is the only one with feathered feet..don't know the technical term, if there is one.
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    This is my favorite...I call it Silver Queen....though it may be a King. Haha.

    Any help identifying breeds would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congratulations on your new chicks, they are adorable :clap Please do pop by the what breed gender section. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this I'm sure members there will be able to help you.

    Wishing you the very best of luck for the future. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. If you post on the "what breed or gender is this," thread please DO state what age they are in the photos. It makes a big difference. A good age is 6-8 weeks for putting up photos - too early and gender differences may not be obvious.
     
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Cute chicks! It will be easier to tell the breed and gender in a few weeks, in the meantime, enjoy! They don't stay small long.
     
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