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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by filesfamily, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. filesfamily

    filesfamily New Egg

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    Greetings from Connecticut! After wanting chickens for years we finally took the plunge and got our first chicks 4 weeks ago! We got 3 Rhode Island reds, 2 white leghorns, and one bantam who looks like she(hopefully) is going to be a silkie.

    I've been reading threads on here for a while and decided to become a member :)

    Here is a photo of my bantam

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. The bird pictured is a hatchery quality silky - I'm a little concerned that it might be a cockerel.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, filesfamily, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community and happy that you have found BYC useful! If you'd like to chat with fellow VT poultry folks, here's link to your state thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/55/connecticut
    Thanks for joining BYC and best wishes! [​IMG]
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us and congrats on your new little flock.
     
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under filesfamily [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share more pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yes, it looks like a hatchery silkie. Could you post a closeup of the head so we can see comb development.?
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    It's nice to have you here!
     
  8. RiverStorm

    RiverStorm Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello filesfamily welcome to BYC . Hope you have a great time with your flock.
     
  9. filesfamily

    filesfamily New Egg

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    This is the best I have right now. Taken yesterday, and blurry because (s)he's a fast little thing

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