New to chickens & I'm already obsessed!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rtrott, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. rtrott

    rtrott New Egg

    Mar 19, 2017
    Hey y'all! I'm Ricki Trotter & I am a new addict of Chickens.
    I have 2 hens Willamena "Willa" (Silkie) & Sookie (Frizzle). I also have 4 chicks (3 months) 2 frizzles- Tara & Jessica & 2 silkies- Holly & Arlene. However I'm pretty sure I've got 3 Roos & one pullet! We live on a small farm in South Georgia and have horses, mini donkeys, sheep, chickens & a cow! Our crop is Pecans! Thanks for letting me join & looking forward to meeting you!
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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. Cntry1958

    Cntry1958 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2017
    Somewhere in Maryland
    Hi Ricki Thanks for joining BYC, we are glad you joined us. We all love chickens here and love chatting about them. Showing pictures and asking questions as they come along that we don't have answers to yet. It sounds like you have a nice little farm there in Georgia. We know your new additions will love it.
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Ricki, and :welcome! Great to have you in our flock! Lots of similarly addicted folks on BYC! Best wishes and thanks for joining us! :woot
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Ricki. You can post photos of your birds at "what breed or gender is this." However, silkies are extremely difficult to sex before 4-5 mos. of age and sometimes not till they crow or lay eggs.

    You may also be interested in the "silkie thread." put that in the search box and it will come up for you.
  6. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

    Jun 4, 2015
    Wild, Wild West
    [​IMG]Hi there and [​IMG]! We're happy you could join us[​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Ricki [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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