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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lm84, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. lm84

    lm84 Chirping

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    I have never had chickens before, but we finally bought our dream home on almost 5 acres and now I can have my chickens! I just placed my order with MyPetChicken.com. I am ordering:
    2 Barred Rock
    2 Wheaten Ameraucana
    2 Buff Orpington
    2 Black Copper Marans
    2 Easter Eggers
    4 Olive Eggers

    I tried to pick breeds that were more sociable and easier to handle. I also tried to pick breeds that would give me a very colorful egg basket. My ship date is June 2, so I have plenty of time to build or buy a coop and get everything ready. I also need to learn as much as possible about raising them before they come!
     

  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    That is wonderful! I think you have a lovely mix.
    Welcome to BYC. You will find that it is a fantastic site. Everything from soap making to jokes and games... and chickens. lots of chickens
    Why did the lolly pop cross the road? it was stuck to a chicken. [​IMG]
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! That is really going to be a very colorful flock, and egg basket when your girls start laying.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Congratulations on your new home, and good luck with your chicks. Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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