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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by crystalire, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. crystalire

    crystalire In the Brooder

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    Hi! My name is Crystal. I live in northern CA and have 9 hens and 1 rooster. I just found out that the rooster is not a hen from the help of some of you. [​IMG]
    I am new to chickens and I love them! It's been quite the adventure and I'm enjoying learning as I go. My chickens were born in Feb, I got them in June and so far I have 7 layers. I thought I'd lave 10 layers soon but I guess not. [​IMG]
     
  2. N F C

    N F C coffee up kids! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! What breed of chickens do you have?
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Enjoy your flock and welcome to ours!:)
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC, Crystal! Glad you decided to join our flock. We used to live in the northern Sacarmento Valley, in the Corning area. Sorry one of your chickens turned out unexpectedly to be a rooster. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. X2 on NorthFLChick's question; what kind of chickens do you have?
     
  5. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens 5 Years

    Hello and Welcome!
     
  6. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Songster

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    Welcome from the Ocean State!
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Enjoy your flock and welcome to ours!
     
  8. crystalire

    crystalire In the Brooder

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    Thanks! I have one Plymouth, black and white kind?, and my other 8 are brown chickens. Pictures match isa browns which I don't think is a breed? I'll post a picture.[​IMG]
     
  9. crystalire

    crystalire In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]

    Here's another although neither are recent picture.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Pretty flock! Ya, the brown and whites are some sort of Red Sex Link, a mix that is bred to lay a ton of brown eggs, they go by various names depending on the breeder/hatchery they came from, ISA Browns are a really popular version.
     

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