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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cywiar merch, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. cywiar merch

    cywiar merch Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All,

    I've been lurking on this site for some time and have come to realise what a fantastic source of information it is. I have not got my chickens yet as I am still in the research stage. Look forward to communicating with you all.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome. Glad you joined.
    Have you thought about breeds yet?
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, cywiar merch, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us!! You are correct - BYC is a great resource! And research is part of the fun!! If you haven't chosen your birds yet, below is a chart you might find useful. Good luck and have fun!

    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. TwoCrows

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

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    [​IMG] from New Mexico!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. cywiar merch

    cywiar merch Out Of The Brooder

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    Everyone,

    Thanks for your warm welcomes!

    Redsox - thanks for the link. Its very informative. I seen breed I've never heard of of!!
     
  8. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Some of the breeds we have may not be available there and vice versa. Some you have, we can't get.

    Henderson's chart is good and here is another good source for breed comparison.

    http://www.albc-usa.org/documents/chickenbreedcomparison.pdf

    I think the UK also has a livestock antiquities conservation group that may have similar info. I'm sorry, I just don't have the link any more.
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2013
  9. debs girls

    debs girls New Egg

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    Hi there have you considered ex batts they do have a nice temperament and its rewarding to see the change in them, we love them
     

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