New member from Central Cali

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DevilsDenHen, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. DevilsDenHen

    DevilsDenHen Chirping

    Hi everyone. Just wanted to introduce myself. Grew up with chickens but have just started my very own flock. Mostly my Orpingtons and hubby's Austrolorps :). I have lavender and buff orps and am impatiently waiting for my baby jubilees to come hopefully at the end of the month. (Birthday present from hubby).
    Ive really enjoyed all the great info and entertaining stories here!
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    This is the place to when you own poultry! Orps are a wonderful breed to keep! So docile and friendly.

    Enjoy all your adventures with them and welcome to our flock!
  3. DevilsDenHen

    DevilsDenHen Chirping

    Oh thank you so much. I love my orps. My lavenders just love attention :)
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

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

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I have both Australorps and Orpingtons in my flock and can vouch that you have some wonderful breeds. Australorps are my very favorite, standard breed but Orps are close (not surprising since Australorps were originally bred from Orpington stock with the goal of increasing egg production). You definitely can't go wrong with either breed. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your Orpingtons and Australorps
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  7. DevilsDenHen

    DevilsDenHen Chirping

    Yes hubby did lots of research and decided he really liked the Australorps. We live in a rather hot climate here and he really liked that they lay so well in the heat. Our hens have been laying in 100+ degree weather :)
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
  9. LIChickens

    LIChickens Chirping

    Jun 8, 2014
    Long Island, NY
    Welcome to BYC!

    You will find a lot of good information here. Keep on asking questions and you will get many good answers.

    You may also want to read the FAQ below.
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Wow, your hubby gives perfect birthday gifts. He's a real keeper. Hang on to him. Glad you joined the flock.

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