New egg from NY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Heyjude49, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. Heyjude49

    Heyjude49 Just Hatched

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    Looking forward to this forum. Just got my first backyard flock a month ago & l can use plenty of help!!!
     
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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Reading. Must read more. Premium Member Project Manager

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    Well about time! ;)
    What breeds did you get?

    Welcome to BYC!
     
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  3. Heyjude49

    Heyjude49 Just Hatched

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    Six Orpington and two frizzle.
    Thanks! 6 Orpington and 2 Frizzles (and we're a little partial to the Frizzles :)
     
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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/category/learning-center.11/ 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.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

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

    All the best

    CT
     
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  5. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    Welcome to BYC - so glad you've joined us! You've come to the right place to start your poultry keeping adventure.
     
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  6. ChickenCowboy02

    ChickenCowboy02 Predator Slayer

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    Howdy!
    What part of NY, I'm in Wyoming county!
    Congrats on the chickens!
    And :welcome
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the BYC flock. Glad you joined us. :ya The important thing to remember about breeding Frizzles, is NOT to breed them to each other. Frizzle to frizzle causes brittle feathers that break easily or birds with barely any feathers.

    It's best to breed frizzle to non- frizzle, you still can wind up with frizzle and plain chicks.
     
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  8. vachick15

    vachick15 Chicken Obsessed

    :welcome
     

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