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Newbie from New Mexico!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by shellrenea, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. shellrenea

    shellrenea New Egg

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    Started raising chickens last year with my kiddos for their 4H projects. So far we all love it, but still so much to learn. Any suggestions as to what breeds show best?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Cochins are nice for kids to show because they are docile, and it is not hard to find good quality ones. In general avoid breeds that tend to be flightly or aggressive.
     
  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Cochins and silkies are mellow and go broody so that you can raise new stock. Start with the best birds that you can locate. It costs no more to feed a quality bird than it costs to feed a scrub. Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, shellrenea, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Enjoy your birds and have fun!
     
  7. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined.
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. My DD loved showing her cochins. :thumbsup
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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