New member from Harwood, TX

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Wendi8348, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. Wendi8348

    Wendi8348 In the Brooder

    Mar 9, 2016
    Harwood, TX
    Hello, I am new to the site, but not new in owning chickens. My parents had Chickens growing up. Feeding 8 kids was not an easy task for them. Now here I find myself with 4 boys and a grown man, that love Breakfast as every meal of the day that I decided to get Chickens. It is working out well so far. I have a few new chicks, but my established flock is 1 rooster and 6 hens. No idea what the rooster is, my hens are Amaracuna's. All were given to me by my sister in law. The chicks I have are 3 Silkies, 4 Polish, 1 Turken and 1 White Cochin. I am excited to be a part of the group and can't wait to hear and see what everyone else comes up with for managing their chickens.

  2. drumstick diva

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

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Wendi, you do have an assortment. Generally polish and silkies get feather plucked by other breeds because they look so different. If they have all grown up together as chicks, it may not be a problem. Silkies are not known as good layers but, generally make wonderful "broody" hens that like to hatch out chicks. They are usually docile and children's favorites

    You hens are probably Easter Eggers and can lay pastel colored eggs from tan to pale pink, green or blue.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]

  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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