New member from Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bradnjulieplus4, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. bradnjulieplus4

    bradnjulieplus4 In the Brooder

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    New to chickens as an adult use to have them when i was growing up gonna give it a whirl in my back yard 4 maybe 5 nothing to big
     

  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Welcome to BYC. My wife and I were both raised in the great state of Texas. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Do you have any particular breed in mind?
     

  8. bradnjulieplus4

    bradnjulieplus4 In the Brooder

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    Yes i like buff orps,barred rocks.

    And maybe cinnamon queen but i havent been able to find any yet close to me
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you decided to join the flock.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    You might be able to find Cinnamon Queens under an alternative label. Cinnamon Queen is just one of many labels under which some hatcheries market their Red Sex Links. Other labels besides Cinnamon Queen under which Red Sex Links are marketed include Red Sex Link (the correct name), Red Star, Brown Sex Link, Gold Sex Link, Gold Star, Bovans Brown, Golden Buff, Golden Comet, Hubbard Golden Comet, Isa Brown, Shaver Brown, Babcock Brown, Warrens, HyLines, Gold Lines, Lohmans, Lohmans Brown, Bovans Goldline, etc. All of these different labels can be confusing, but they are all Red Sex Links, which are produced by crossing a red gene rooster with a silver gene hen. The resulting offspring can be sexed by color at hatching (male chicks are whitish, female chicks are reddish), and no matter which label they are marketed under, Red Sex Links are egg laying machines, outlaying either parent breed. It's one of the interesting quirks of hybridization.
     

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