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New From ND USA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NDChickie, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. NDChickie

    NDChickie Just Hatched

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    Howdy! New here from North Dakota!
    First time chicken owner, hoping to finally stop buying eggs and chicken! I have a small brood of 8 chickens total. 4 white leghorn pullets and 4 black chickens (not sure of what sex or breed, we're sold to us as Silkies but I don't think they are since there's no "puff" on their heads)
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens, glad you joined the flock. If you posted photos of your "black chickens," maybe we could ID them. Or you could post at "what breed or gender is this?"
    If they were hatchery silkies, they may not have the puff (crest) on their heads- or other trademarks of the breed.
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  6. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! Black Chickens sound like either Black Australorps or Jersey Giants, although Barred Rock chicks can be all black as well. There are a few other breeds of black chickens...Black Stars, Java's...a couple others I think. Definitely post pics in our What Breed and Gender section of the forums. https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    Enjoy this new chicken adventure you are on and we do welcome you to our flock! :)
     
  7. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay another North Dakotan!! What side are you on?
     
  8. NDChickie

    NDChickie Just Hatched

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    Im over on the Eastern side near MN lol
    Ive trued to post pix on a new thread for the chicks but I cant seem to get the pix to show up
     
  9. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool!! I'm on the south western side.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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