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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mark Shakespeare, Oct 14, 2019.

  1. Mark Shakespeare

    Mark Shakespeare In the Brooder

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    Hello all
    Im Mark
    I am living in New Zealand, but im originally from the UK.
    My partner and i have just taken the plunge and purchased 4 Brown Hyline Hens.
    Ive seen chickens around obviously, but when you get some for yourself and watch them do their thing, they are fascinating wee things. Ours are 13 weeks old and we are learning from groups like yours and on the fly!
    They have a coop big enough to accommodate 6 and a run attached that is 2 metres square.
    We also have some sidings so they can come out of the run and walk around the garden.
    We are quite excited and cant wait to see what happens.
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Congrats of getting your hens. Its amazing how the hours fly by while watching chickens. I love it when one finds a bug and then the chase is on!
     
  3. SoftSilkie

    SoftSilkie Crowing

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    :welcome
    Do you have pictures of your chickens, Mark? (I love pics!)
    If you don't want them to fly you can clip one wing. DO NOT clip both wings, they will still be able to fly.
    Welcome to BYC
     
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  4. BullChick

    BullChick Enslaved by a Duckling

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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Hello, Mark, and welcome to BYC.
     
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  6. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello, Mark, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
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  7. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your flock!
     
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  8. slordaz

    slordaz hatchaholic

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    Hi Mark, welcome to BYC, eggcited you joined us in the great chicken capers
     
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  9. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Good evening Mark and welcome to the BYC flock!!!
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  10. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    Hi! :frow Welcome to BYC!
     
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