new member Deswarren

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Deswarren, Jan 14, 2019 at 9:30 AM.

  1. Deswarren

    Deswarren In the Brooder

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    I started with 3 batches of 1day old chicks from 25/07/2018
    bought 10 chicks Hi-Line Silver Hybrids lost one after 7 days all are Hens and good layers.
    2nd batch was Boschvelders (special SA breed I believe)
    10 bought 1/8/2018, got 6 cocks and 4 hens
    have given away 5 cocks
    3rd batch got 23 Hi-line Brown chicks lost 14 within 3 weeks
    1 has remained midget and barely grown.
    the others are All good pullets started laying at 18 weeks.
    They free range in my garden 3 to 4 times a week.
    their run area is an enclosed old compost heap.
     
  2. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our Fun-omenal community! :ya Best wishes and have lots of fun!
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C Wind? Bah!

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    :welcome

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!
     
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  4. MissChick@dee

    [email protected] ~ Dreaming Of Springtime ~

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    Hiya :frow
    Nice to meet you!
    :welcome
     
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  5. Welcome to our flock of feather minded folks. :jumpy:clap:frow:wootSounds like you have your hands full of chicken. Where are you located?
     
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  6. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi & :welcome

    Glad you could join us all here! What a lovely flock you have there and a good size too.

    Enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
     
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  7. DobieLover

    DobieLover Crossing the Road

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
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  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Set 40 eggs Jan. 2!

    Welcome to BYC.
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  9. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined us here!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens, the pulse beat of the chicken community. :celebrate
     

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