Newbie from Pittsburgh Pa

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Coolchix17, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. Coolchix17

    Coolchix17 New Egg

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    Hi all! I joined the crazy chicken family 7 months ago... I have 2 Polish, 1 Barnvelder, 1 Maran and 1 Olive Egger lays lays tan eggs (was expecting olive). I love my hens almost as much as I love my kids! Joined to learn [​IMG]
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Sounds like a fun starter flock you have there. Sorry about the disappointment regarding your Olive Egger, unfortunately, the nature of the mixed breeding that goes into EE/OE can lead to that sort of outcome. For the colored egg laying birds I often find that it is better to find yourself a good, local person who really knows what they are doing with their breeding programs to get your birds from as they are a bit more selective about things and this can increase the chances of getting the color(s) you are looking for -- another option is to buy already laying pullets/hens as then you know what color they are producing.....it can be so disappointing to invest months into bringing a chick to the point of lay only to get other than what you were expecting.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Oops! Think you may have double posted your intro. But welcome again anyway. :)
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Duplicate thread
     
  5. Coolchix17

    Coolchix17 New Egg

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    I double posted.. Told ya I was a newbie!!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It happens to all of us. Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. Coolchix17

    Coolchix17 New Egg

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    Thanks!
     
  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    :welcome I posted a official intro on your other thread.
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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