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Newbie from Southampton England

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GroningerGeens, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. GroningerGeens

    GroningerGeens Just Hatched

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    Hello Everyone,
    I am Geoff and I recently joined BYC

    I have got 9 hens of wich 8 are Hybrids and one is a Groninger Meeuwen Bantam hen. I did have her partner but he died suddenly two weeks ago.

    Currently I have a broody who has had 5 chicks hatch out of seven, in the last 24 hours
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    Anyone else from Hampshire ?
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad you joined us.

    Your Groninger Meeuwen Bantam hen is a beauty - I am still a novice in breeds and had to google that one [​IMG]

    Congrats on your newbies - those are the precious moments. Just wondering - what is the red stuff the mom looks like she is eating?
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  4. GroningerGeens

    GroningerGeens Just Hatched

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    the red stuff is a piece of strawberry!

    I thought she deserved a treat!!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    New moms certainly deserve treats!
     
  6. uncertainty

    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi; How is the hatch progressing? I love the chicks - they look like wee little penguins.
     
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  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Geoff and welcome to BYC - congrats on the hatch - great photos!

    Sumi has given you the UK links, and I'm sure you'll some people in your neck of the woods there.

    All the best
    CT
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I am so sorry for your loss of a bird two weeks ago! [​IMG] It is never easy to lose them.

    But wow....LOVE the broody and her babies!! Just PRECIOUS!! [​IMG] Nothing cuter than broody and babies.

    Enjoy these adorable birds and welcome to our roost! :)
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Geoff

    Glad you could join us here! Sorry about the loss of your boy. Your chicks are super cute!! Congratulations :clap Please do pop by the UK thread link that Sumi left for you. I'm sure we have a few members from down near you on there.

    Good luck for the future and enjoy BYC :frow
     

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