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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by helios617, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. helios617

    helios617 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello to all , I live in Washington and am a proud first time owner of 6hens,1 rooster [​IMG]. They are now 6 months old and laying. I'm looking forward to all the great info on this site as I am already wanting to get more this spring. I have become amazed at the differences in each of mine.my rooster is so tame he lets me hold him....I must have got lucky on that. Anyone out there want to give me some tips on raising and hatching?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us! It sounds like you're doing a good job raising your birds, but as for hatching, there is a lot to know. Do you have any specific questions? Is hard to answer more vague questions, though I would certainly love to! [​IMG]
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] There are some excellent articles on things like incubation, raising chicks, flock management and much more in the Learning Center. Go check it out!
     
  4. helios617

    helios617 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would like to know more about incubators. I want to get one to have on hand but there are so many brands I am not sure what one to go with any help would b great.
     
  5. helios617

    helios617 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks .I will check the learning center. There is just so much to read on this site.......I need more time in my day.
     
  6. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
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    ktgouge Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! [​IMG]
     
  8. helios617

    helios617 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 Ameraucana hens, 2 red sex link hens, 2 Rhode island red hens,1 silver laced Wyandotte roo. I want to get 2 more hens of another breed that would do well here in Washington.....anyone have any recommendations?
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Plymouth Rocks of any variety are docile, cold-hardy birds that lay well. Australorps and Orpingtons are great birds to have, too.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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