New from Texas...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Baizer84, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. Baizer84

    Baizer84 Chirping

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    Just got back into the chicken business. I have 12 hens and one rooster. 8 hens are Buff Orpingtons and 4 are Lavender. I have a Lavender roo.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with your breeding program!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. My wife and I were both raised in the great state of Texas. Orpingtons are a wonderful breed; hardy, friendly and gentle, and good layers of large, brown eggs. My granddaughter (pictured in my avatar) has made lap pets out of ours. 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.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sounds like you have a lovely flock!

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our roost!
     
  6. Baizer84

    Baizer84 Chirping

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    I'm mentioned this in another thread but I didn't really want Opringtons but they are what I could find this late in the year. I have to keep my chickens in confinement being in town. They're really too big for my space and their tendency to go broody will hurt my endgame, which is selling eggs locally. I'm going to keep them 18 months and then sell the complete flock. Someone will pay well for a nice healthy 18 month old laying flock of Orpingtons. After that I'm going to keep Jaerhons and Leghorns and rotate them every 18 months. I hope it works out ha ha.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Good luck with your flock!
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2014
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  9. LIChickens

    LIChickens Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC!

    You will find a lot of good information here. Keep on asking questions and you will get many good answers.

    You may also want to read the FAQ below.
     

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