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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by warsawgirl, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. warsawgirl

    warsawgirl New Egg

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    Hello my name is Lucy, I have 11 chickens, 3 roosters and 8 hens. 3 are Bar Rocks, 3 are Rhode Island Reds, and 5 are ISO Browns. This is my second year having chickens. I started last year with 3 Rhode Island Reds that did not make to fall. I am giving it another try this year. Look forward to adding and learning from this site. I have always read post that c I me up from sear he's I have done.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, warsawgirl, and :welcome. Pleased you joined us and that you are giving chickens another try. One word of advice....your rooster to hen ratio may be out of whack. To avoid overbreeding of the hens, you might consider re-homing one or two of the rooster. Just my opinion. Best of luck to you! :)
     
  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi Lucy, [​IMG]

    It sounds like you have a nice flock! I agree with Redsoxs, there may be a few too many roosters. A general ratio is 1 rooster per 8 hens.

    Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
  4. cukuriku

    cukuriku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome!! [​IMG] Have much success with your flock!!
     
  5. warsawgirl

    warsawgirl New Egg

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    Yes, I have been trying to find a good home for 2 of them. It is what I ended up with when they grew, the Rhode Island Reds and Bar Rocks were straight runs.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Lucy - thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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