New to the site, excited for the feedback!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by christinas28, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. christinas28

    christinas28 New Egg

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    Hello! My name is Christina and I have been raising chickens for a little over a year now. I first got two Rhode island reds when they were almost a year, sadly I just lost one a couple days ago. We just bought two young hens though, 4 months old! Super cute but nervous how my older hen will react. So I'm here for advice, for joining the girls together and my long haul on taking care of a bigger flock. Im hoping to have at least twelve hens by next year. Any suggestions I'm always open to! Thanks in advance and excited to learn new ideas and info! [​IMG]
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. happyhensquad

    happyhensquad Just Hatched

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    welcome to byc! glad that you decided to join! when you introduce the girls, it shouldn't be too much of a problem. there might be some pecking and "bullying", but it's just in their nature. good luck!
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think the most gentle approach is the "Look but don't touch," method. If you put that in the search box it should pop up.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Sorry to hear about your loss and best of luck with the integration.
     
  7. christinas28

    christinas28 New Egg

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    Update - my two new hens are a new Hampshire and a white Wyandotte [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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