New member to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by daviddeese680, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. daviddeese680

    daviddeese680 New Egg

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    Looking to buy golden comet hens around 6-8 months old around montgomery/ wetumpka alabama
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join our flock. Golden Comet is one of a number of labels under which some hatcheries market their Red Sex Links, which are produced by crossing a red gene rooster with a silver gene hen. Not only can the resulting offspring be sexed by color from hatching, but they are egg laying machines, outlaying either parent breed. It's one of the interesting quirks of hybridization. If you can't find Red Sex Links under the Golden Comet label, other labels they are marketed under include Gold Star, Red Star, Gold Sex Link, Brown Sex Link, Golden Buff, Cinnamon Queen, Bovans Brown, Isa Brown, Hyline Brown, Gold Lines, Shaver Brown, Babcock Brown, Lohmans Brown, Brown Shaver, Red Shaver, and Bovans Goldline. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your Golden Comets.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! This time of year, most feed stores will have chicks available (or be able to order them for you with their next shipment), and most will carry some sort of red sex link, Michael gave you a list of possible names they could be sold under.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the flock. You may want to search for your state thread. I don't know if feed stores carry older pullets/hens. Generally they have "chick days" and they are very young, where you cannot be certain of their sex.
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Good luck in your search for golden comets. I hope you are able to find them.

    Hope you enjoy BYC I am sure you will everyone here to help and very friendly :frow
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] Glad you have joined us, good luck finding the flock.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    I hope you can find some Golden Comet hens! They are a lovely breed that should lay you lots of nice eggs.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     

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