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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by skyflyer110485, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. skyflyer110485

    skyflyer110485 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all just wanted to introduce myself. I'm new to raising chickens and am having a blast. I have 5 Marraduna Basque chicks that are now 4 weeks old, I had no idea chickens were so friendly. They perk up whenever I enter their brooder area and want attention and petting, go figure. I'm looking forward to being on BYC, learning and reading from members here.

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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome. They are fun.
    I've heard they are friendly. Mine on the other hand, hate people. I have 34 that are 3 weeks old and go ballistic if they even see me.
    As the expression goes "your results may vary".
     
  3. skyflyer110485

    skyflyer110485 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Canoe, what breeds do you have?
     
  4. TwoCrows

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

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    What cutie pies you have!

    Good luck with your new babies and all your chicken adventures. Enjoy BYC!
     
  5. skyflyer110485

    skyflyer110485 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much Two Crows, I miss NM.
     
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    You have a very cute and lovely little chick! She looks very healthy too [​IMG]
     
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  7. skyflyer110485

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    Thanks I'm giving it my best shot.
     
  8. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    They're Penedesencas. They're meant to be rustic/wild. Very predator proof but take about a year to warm up to their owner. Roosters a little less, hens a little longer. Strangers are still avoided at any age.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us!
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Cute chicks, they are a nice breed.
     

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