New member in MI

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kkgreenwood, May 23, 2016.

  1. kkgreenwood

    kkgreenwood Out Of The Brooder

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    Just got our first chickens at the beginning of April - 2 Rhode Island Reds and 2 Amberlinks. We are pretty sure one of the RIRs is a male (they were all supposed to be pullets). They are 7-8 weeks old now, fully feathered and enjoying their coop and run in our backyard. I have already gotten a lot of great information from this site - looking forward to more.

    Thanks!
     
  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Considering how often people get males that are supposed to be pullets - just one is a blessing. Hope the rest will stay female for you.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome aboard - glad that you've joined us.

    Once your chicks are 6-8 weeks you can post pics of the suspect ones on the What Breed or Gender is This? forum for confirmation of gender.

    Best wishes
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