New flock members!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gwenevere14, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. gwenevere14

    gwenevere14 In the Brooder

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    Hi all! I'm new at chicken keeping and just got some chicks a couple weeks ago. I'd like to introduce them and any feedback on their genders would be greatly appreciated! Im hoping for all hens so I'm dying to find out! Thanks!

    This is Gertrude, the Buff Orpington. About 3 weeks old.
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    This is Astrid, the Barred Rock, 3 weeks old
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    This is Cleopatra, the Easter Egger, 3 weeks (she's by far the biggest of them all)
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    This is Helga, the Black Australorp, 3 weeks (she's really shy, hard to get a good picture of)
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    These are my bantam Cochins. Dorothy is the grey one, Pearl is the yellow/white one. They're about 2 weeks old and still very shy. Pearl won't let me come near her :( hope that changes!
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  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Songster

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    Welcome to the site and best of luck!!
     
  5. Kirby1114

    Kirby1114 Hatching

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    I am also new to the chicken world. I bought 10 chicks from the flee market and here we are 4 months later and I ended up with 2 hens and 8 roosters. One of the hens has laid a total of 18 eggs and I have 14 of them in the incubater. So I really need to know how to tell their sex.
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. Post pictures in several weeks. Right now a guess at gender would be just that 'a guess'.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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