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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SHRanchHen, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. SHRanchHen

    SHRanchHen Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone!

    So glad to find a place with so many knowledgeable chicken peeps! (Get it? Peeps? [​IMG] [​IMG] sorry....now no one will probably talk to me...) sooooooooo, anyway....this is my first real chicken parenting. I had a friend moving and she knew I was interested in getting some chickens, so I inherited hers--- 6 Ameracauna hens, 1 Golden Campine hen and one seriously dorky looking Polish rooster that they had affectionately named Peckerhead. So, I have a nice little flock, they are currently free-ranging my five acres of yard and horse pasture and even giving me some eggs! I'm sure I will have tons of questions as I go along so I'm so happy to have found you all!

    Thank you for taking me in,
    Suzanne

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  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] love that name, Peckerhead that's awesome!!!!
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Suzanne, have fun with your new flock!
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Suzanne , very nice to meet you. Do you have much predation in your locale? Predators are always looking for a easy lunch.
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Suzanne and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. I wish you all the best with your new flock.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread will put you in contact with other BYC members in your area, which can be very helpful.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

    SHRanchHen Out Of The Brooder

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    I think hawks are the biggest threat here, but our flock stays under the trees and in the bushes for the most part!!
     

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