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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cluckinmad, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. cluckinmad

    cluckinmad Just Hatched

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    Hello I am a new member here are our 6 chickens that we bought 1 week ago at 18 weeks old from Hinchliffes farm in Huddersfield, England. I would appreciate any advice for a first time chicken owner, thank you.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Please make yourself at home! What breeds did you buy? That is a nice looking coop and run area. I would advise checking out the learning center: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center for helpful articles and tips. Also feel free to ask if you have any questions!
     
  3. cluckinmad

    cluckinmad Just Hatched

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    They are hens, sorry here is a photo[​IMG]
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    What beautiful Red sex-links! I have one of those and she is the sweetest thing.
     
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  5. cluckinmad

    cluckinmad Just Hatched

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    Yes thank you I didn't know thats what they were called I think there is two of them though by the look of it, how many of those red ones do you have ?
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    I used to have two but one died :(. Other names for that breed are: Red Stars or Gold sex-links.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens - very tidy set up for them BUT, have to caution you, it will not keep out any sort of predators. They climb, jump, dig and foxes in particular will have a field day and easy lunch.

    Please check out the predator threads on BYC, for advice on protecting your flock.
     
  8. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from an exiled Yorkshireman,

    Theres a UK thread which you may find useful and fun to join - "UK members, please say Hi".

    All the best
    CT
     
  9. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Thanks for joining us!
     
  10. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani

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    [​IMG] Welcome, I'm glad you decided to join!
     

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