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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by animal lover03, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. animal lover03

    animal lover03 New Egg

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    I will be moving in a few months and I am so excited to be able to have some hens! I have never owned any but have always wanted to and also it will be nice to have my own eggs. I have been reading a lot of the forums on here and have learned so much, can't stop reading to be honest.I love this website and I am so thankful to all the helpful forums on here! I am trying to choose which breed is right for me. With so much information on here it is starting to be a little overwhelming but I believe I have it narrowed down to barred rocks and orpingtons.
    I am wanting hens that will lay eggs and that I can enjoy as pets, do these two breeds fall into that category? Also if there may be a different breed that would be better?
    Thanks
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Those two breeds are both lovely! Good choice.
     
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  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    [​IMG]From Kansas! Glad you're here! [​IMG]
    Excellent choice in breeds!
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you've joined us.
     
  7. animal lover03

    animal lover03 New Egg

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    Thank you everyone for the warm welcomes!! [​IMG]
     
  8. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] So glad you joined us! [​IMG]

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    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Great to have you here! You will be pleased with those two breeds! Good luck and have fun!
     

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