New member from SE Arkansas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DixieAngels, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. DixieAngels

    DixieAngels Hatching

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    Hey guys we have just recently built a chicken house - coop it is 24ft long by 16ft wide and today we were given around 12 chickens I believe that they are 2 polish not sure, 2 Australorps again not sure, 2 Silkies def know about these, 6 Rhode Island Reds I don't know much about chickens but fig I would get some to cut down on my food bill since my 4 kids go through about 2dz a week lol! Here is a pic of our house hope to finish the inside up soon! Forgive the mess with my tools and stuff in the background! I hope to talk to a lot of you and learn a lot!
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  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  4. write2caroline

    write2caroline Songster

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    Glad you joined us.

    Your Polish will have amazing top hats. Sometimes it is a wonder if they can even see.
    RIR are great layers and over all great chickens - mine did not want to be held but they were first in line when I was handing out treats each time.
    Australopes are very curious and large They have really dark eyes but have a very sweet temperment.

    Enjoy your chickens

    Caroline
     
  5. Welsummer Champ

    Welsummer Champ In the Brooder

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    Polish are awesome! Have fun!
     
  6. micah O

    micah O Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC hope to see you round.[​IMG]
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  8. Teri Metcalf

    Teri Metcalf Songster

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    Welcome to BYC! You've got a nice coop. We've got a dozen or so of assorted breeds that we share with neighbors. The neighbors have a huge coop, and we have a henhouse, but the girls prefer to be free-rangers. They forage all over both our yards, and occasionally stray across the street.
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

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

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