New to chickens but loving it.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by navhopz, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. navhopz

    navhopz Just Hatched

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    Hi,
    I am new to raising chickens I have a mixed flock 9 standard laying hens and 1 cocky silky roo. My favorite is one of my buff Orrington'so dubbed "chicken little". My main goal is breeding some unique hybrids.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! Hybrid breeding is great fun. You just never know what is going to come out of those eggs!
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Sounds like you have a lovely flock there! Your roo sounds very interesting! Have you checked out our learning Center? Lots of super articles there that will really help you out.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Wishing you the very best of luck with your future plans and enjoy BYC :frow
     
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2016
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. navhopz

    navhopz Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the info. I came across this site while researching what you get when crossing a bantam with a standard. I was worried about ending up with small eggs out of the hens that I hatch.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens.
     

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