1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

New member but signed up in 2013

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chrisfisher916, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. Chrisfisher916

    Chrisfisher916 New Egg

    4
    0
    7
    Jul 11, 2013
    My chicken story
    Decided that I wanted to get into chickens so my first start was in 2012 and it consisted of 10 mix layers i.e. Golden comets and red sex links and 10 meat birds the Cornish X. So here I am new to this and literally you can just about watch those meat birds grow the end result was I won't do meat birds again. So I had a owl get my laying hens. And I started over with only layers. Eventually I made a nice coop and have been steady ever since. Well unless my male GSD decides he wants one. Lol sometimes I could kill him!! Anyway so I just recently bought some eggs off eBay for the Bielefelder beautiful chicken but only one hatched. It was a female. So I went down to my local farm and garden picked up three barred rocks and three black sex links. Got home done some research and found out that black sex links are RIR roo and barred rock hen. I have a heritage beautiful RIR roo and I would like to pair him up with a heritage barred rock. The problem is those are not that easy to find. Can anyone help me on this?
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    80,918
    8,010
    766
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Better late than never. Great to have you officially here. You may want to post photos of your birds at "what breed or gender is this," to discover their true breeds & genders.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    27,075
    10,334
    616
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. You can check out the buy/sell/trade forum, but you cannot participate until you have made 20 posts. There should also be breed threads, which could be helpful.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    17,667
    2,943
    451
    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! That's an interesting intro there and it's been great getting to know more about you. Pleased do pop by the buy sell trade section ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/67/buy-sell-trade I hope you are able to find what you need and good luck.

    Enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    33,415
    8,420
    616
    Dec 12, 2013
    Wyoming
    [​IMG]

    Best of luck finding the birds you want!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    25,645
    1,828
    463
    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, Chrisfisher, and [​IMG]! Pleased you made it official and said hello! Great to have you here!
     
  7. Chrisfisher916

    Chrisfisher916 New Egg

    4
    0
    7
    Jul 11, 2013
    Thank you guys for the awesome welcome
     
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Chrisfisher916 [​IMG] Welcome!
     
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    5,446
    1,214
    306
    Apr 24, 2016
    Virginia
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens! Thanks for joining, I'm sure you'll love it here! :frow

    ~Cuz
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by