New here, just poking around

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sammijane, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. sammijane

    sammijane Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there. I just signed up for the forums, but I have done a lot of reading off and on the past couple years. I'm hoping to get some chickens this spring, if I get the coop built. I've looked into a lot of different breeds, and there are several that I live. But in all honesty, I have no clue what breeds I want, or if I want a mix. I'm open to suggestions. :) which board should I post on for that? I'm unsure.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, sammijane, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Personally, I like the mixed flock I have - 11 different breeds with different personalities and different colored eggs. You can read what others think of various breeds on the link below. Good luck to you!!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/14/breeds-genetics-showing
     
  3. sammijane

    sammijane Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't think I'll ever show, so I'll probably end up with mixed breed chickens when I start raising my own chicks. I've read all kinds of opinions on what other people thinks about the different breeds. The problem I am running into is the traits I need are not lining up with the birds I like. I feel like I'm going to have to combine the traits I need with the looks I like, Franken-chick?
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hey, if you want Franken-chick, that's your choice. [​IMG] Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC!! Glad you joined.
     

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