New to chicken world

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Towers Homestead, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. Towers Homestead

    Towers Homestead In the Brooder

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    Greetings everyone, my name is Isaac and I’m new to BYC and currently have 5 hens. I have 3 black australorps, 1 golden laced wynodette and 1 I’m not quite sure what she is. If anyone could help me ID what breed she is that would be awesome! I picked these gals up as chicks in early May and 2 of the 5 have just recently started laying. B42F9C1D-B33B-48E7-86DB-FF0E294B28BB.png DDCA1D5D-F5C3-47D7-A4AC-21E4CA705347.jpeg CC778975-4406-4AE0-AD11-2D9EE103FC76.jpeg
     
  2. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Crowing

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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. @FlappyFeathers has given you a link to the best forum to have your question answered.

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3 I’d suggest including your location using the guide in that link, if you have not already done so. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens
     
  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Thanks for joining us! :celebrate
     
  6. Mo'sMenagerie

    Mo'sMenagerie In the Brooder

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    Sure looks like your chickens have some nice green grass . I don't recognize the breed in the picture, though.
     
  7. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! The Australorp's are good layer's!
     
  8. Shadrach

    Shadrach Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC Isaac
    What made you decide to keep chickens?.
     
  9. Melky

    Melky Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. JedJackson

    JedJackson Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! This place is loaded with information about chickens, so have yourself a good look around. The 'search' button at the top of your screen can lead you to specific information.

    I think your hen is probably a Dixie rainbow, which is a hatchery hybrid layer strain and not technically a real breed. There are other similarly colored hybrid layer strains offered by the hatcheries, and she could be one of them, too.
     

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