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New guy from central Bama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by longrange45, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. longrange45

    longrange45 In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone, I've been browsing BYC for a couple of months now and decided it was about time I join. I'm still wet being the ears but thanks to thanks to y'all I decided to start a small flock about a month ago. I'm really looking forward to being able to bug y'all with my many newbie questions.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Have you stopped by our learning center yet? Lots of great tips and hints on raising your new birds...https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Enjoy this new adventure you are on! If you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask.

    Welcome to our flock!
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    X2 on the learning center link provided by Two Crows.

    Glad you joined!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens do you have?
     
  7. longrange45

    longrange45 In the Brooder

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    I'm not 100% sure and the guy I got them from didn't know their breed or age either.[​IMG] The rooster's comb didn't really show up until about three weeks ago.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    We have a lot of guys from Bama, including "Bama Dude," on the' Old Folks Home' he has quite a sense of humor. How old are your birds? Looks like you have 3 pullets, one is getting a red comb but, depending on age, she may be approaching 'point of lay.'
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

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

    Your red birds appear to be Production Reds. The black/gold bird could be an Easter Egger or possibly a Black Sex-link. The red bird with the huge comb is probably a cockerel, but the others are pullets.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X2 on that.
     

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