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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by debbienc, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. debbienc

    debbienc Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. I am Debbie from N.C. I have Rhode Island Red chickens and one rooster. We did have 4 roosters, but I heard that the chickens won't lay eggs if there is more than one rooster, so we gave the other roosters away. I wish I had kept that last rooster we gave away, because from looking at these posts, having more than one rooster doesn't matter. Oh well, live and learn. We have had our chickens since the spring, but no eggs yet. We lost a few while they were younger to a possum I think. Anyways we had a trap put outside and there was a possum in it, and since then we haven't had any more chicken to go missing.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! So glad you found us!!

    ... and glad you got the possum too!
     
  3. debbienc

    debbienc Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I glad we got it too. Nice to meet you.
     
  4. gamelife

    gamelife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC Debbie,
    Good thing you got that possum. No room for little pests like that around the chickens.
    How do you like those Rhode Island Reds? We had a few when I was a kid. Calmest sweetest hens but our rooster was a little testy. Anyways.... Glad your'e here on byc!
    Gamelife
     
  5. greatchicken

    greatchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome from Michigan. Glad you joined us. We have a few RIR in our flock. We had to remove our RIR roo because he was becoming mean.
     
  6. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio
     
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    CountryRoosterUSA Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. 3GChicks

    3GChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] from Maryland. We are new to BYC as well. We are brand new to the chicken world, we have 3 silkie bantam chicks Lulu a porcelain, Buttercup a splash and Pip a cuckoo.
    We have the chicks inside because they are only 6 weeks old, while my husband builds their coop I am trying to protect the backyard. I think our biggest threats will be stray cats and red tailed hawks.
     
  10. thechickonthehill

    thechickonthehill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Kentucky! I think you'll like it here - its a great place to learn.
     

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