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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Micharbra, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. Micharbra

    Micharbra New Egg

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    I'm super excited to get some chickens. I found this site to get lots of useful tips on coops, feed and different types of chickens.
    My mom was raised on a farm and I got to collect eggs when I was a kid. Would love to have a flock of my own and bring our family back into growing, gathering our own food.
    Silkies have always been my favourite. Can you suggest more for me?
     
  2. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are so many great breeds. If your looking for great egg layers then leghorns, road island red, sex links & barred rocks are great - plus there are several more. Look at the learning center tabs above or google best egg layers.
    I have a mixed flock - Love all the fresh eggs & the little feathers dinosaurs lol [​IMG]
     
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  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] glad to have you aboard [​IMG]


    There are a lot of different types of chickens out there different looks and egg sizes and color [​IMG]









    gander007 [​IMG]
     
  4. NinjaRooster

    NinjaRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings! Welcome to BYC!

    As far as chickens go I personally really like my Easter Eggers. Barred rocks are another favorite as well.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Silkies usually make great broodies but, they are not reliable layers. They are a favorite with kids and often tolerate being dressed up or pushed in a doll stroller. Other breeds tend to pick on them because they don't look like regular chickens.
     
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  6. TwoCrows

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

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  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Search the forums, ask questions, go to a chicken show, plan and you will be ready to start your flock. Welcome to BYC.
     
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  8. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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