New member intro

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BluElf, Oct 24, 2014.

  1. BluElf

    BluElf New Egg

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    Hi all!

    My husband and I are new to keeping chickens here in SW VA. We just got our first chicks for our layer flock and are experiencing the learning curve! We bought them from someone local and since she was selling out what she had left before winter we have a range of ages.

    According to what she says we have:
    12 week Dominque pullets 3
    6 week Speckeled Sussex pullets 2
    6 week Amberlink pullet 1
    5 week Speckled Sussex pullets 2
    4 week Speckled Sussex pullets 2
    4 week Amberlink pullet 1
    and 4 week Guinea Keets 2

    (Guineas were something of a last minute purchase to help keep the mites and fleas down as well as defend the flock since we won't have a roo yet. She said the best way to do it is to raise them with the chickens. Hoping I don't regret getting them! hehe)

    Our little homestead has it's first chicks!! :)
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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  4. bucky52

    bucky52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome To BYC.You will love this site.It has helped me through many times of worry and problems with my girls.I"m in Central VA.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Enjoy your new babies and welcome to our flock!
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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

    It sounds like you have a nice varied flock!
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     

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