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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by clueless chic, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. clueless chic

    clueless chic Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! We are totally new to this whole chicken thing. We have been talking about getting some chickens (for eggs) for a while and now that it is getting near spring we are on the hunt. My hubby's co worker has suggested Golden (Comet) Buffs..which he has. And now we have a friend that has offered to get us some Araucana chicks...which is what she has. I was just wondering what y'alls thoughts on them were. I haven't heard too much about them on here. Thanks in advance for any suggestion, advice, ect.!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm on the fence about what to tell you. I grew up with such adages as "don't look a gift chicken in the mouth," and "Beware of neighbors bearing chickens," often they turn out to be roosters.[​IMG]
     
  3. clueless chic

    clueless chic Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know if this makes any difference but we live in AR and have three dogs (English Mastiff, German Shepard, and a Lab) that roam free during the day on our property.
     
  4. TwoCrows

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

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  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]
     
  6. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] from Washington state glad you joined us!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. clueless chic

    clueless chic Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcome. Hopefully soon we will have some chicks and we can get started. I never imagined there were so many choices involved with getting chickens. :)
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Either breed mentioned would be fine. You'll probably need to work with the dogs so that they know the chickens are not squeaky toys,
     

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