New to chicken raising

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by annie511, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. annie511

    annie511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just love BYC. I am new to having chickens. I ordered a batch of chick's about 15 weeks ago and I am pleasantly surprised at how much I am enjoying them. My girls are so entertaining and BYC has been my go to site for finding all the dos and donts I need as a beginner.

    I have 11 hens. 2 Polish hens, 2 RIR'S, a bunch of ameracauna's and one that I thought was a leg horn but now I'm thinking is a white jersey giant. The Polish hens are so funny. Especially my little pearl with her white puff on her head.

    I did all this research before the chick's were delivered but I'm finding I learn something new every day [​IMG]
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, annie511, and :welcome. Great to have you in our community. Happy you are enjoying your fowl. Sounds like a great batch of birds! Good luck to you! :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Annie. If you have chicks you are wondering about - please post photos at "what breed or gender is this?"
     
  4. annie511

    annie511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will definitely do that. I'll see if I can get a good picture of Stella. She came in a variety pack so I'm not sure
     
  5. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    I wanted a Polish but my mom said no and we have to many
     
  6. annie511

    annie511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't really want one either but they came in my variety pack. I've read they aren't the hardiest birds but they are super silly especially this one.... probably bc she can't see with all the feathers in her face[​IMG]
     
  7. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah I've read about them, they make better pets then anything else
     
  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  9. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    HEY I've seen you
     
  10. 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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