New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sooner737, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. sooner737

    sooner737 New Egg

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    Hello all. Glad to be here. I've already gleaned lots of good info. I live in central Florida. I have 5 production reds, a Miscovy duck, a barred rock & a golden sex link. The Reds have been producing for about 2 months. The others are only a few weeks old
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Good luck with your flock!
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join us. You've got a really good flock of layers there. Golden Sex Link 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. The resulting offspring can be sexed by color at hatching (male chicks are whitish, female chicks are reddish), and they will outlay either parent breed. It's one of the interesting quirks of hybridization. Some hatcheries such as Ideal Poultry and Cackle Hatchery market their Red Sex Links under more than one label, depending on which silver gene hen is used in the cross, but no matter what label they are marketed under, all Red Sex Links are egg laying machines. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting loads of eggs.
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Glad you are enjoying your flock!

    Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our roost!
     
  6. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. 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.
     

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