Northern Ireland newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by doaghcoop, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. doaghcoop

    doaghcoop In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone , I'm brand new in here :) I'm from Northern Ireland and have got 4 hens , I got them when they were very young only 8 weeks and they are now at point of lay . The girls seem moody , is this normal when they are going to lay any day soon ? Thanks
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Hens sometimes undergo a bit of a personailty change when they come into lay. I can't see much on the pic you posted, but those bright red combs are a sign of good things coming.
     
  3. doaghcoop

    doaghcoop In the Brooder

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    Thanks for your reply . Yes my biggest girl Annie is very moody today . I have a hen that I've no idea what breed it is also , she's a very placid hen and loves attention . Maybe someone could help me figure out what type o breed she is . This forum is fantastic I'm learning so much from just one morning on tips etc [​IMG]
     
  4. sumi

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    She's beautiful! Your best bet would be to post some pics of her in the What Breed Or Gender is This? section and see what the breeds experts say. I agree, I learned lots since I joined this forum and I'm still learning new things all the time.
     
  5. doaghcoop

    doaghcoop In the Brooder

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    Thanks I'm having trouble figuring out how to post in the certain areas , not sure how to do it
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    I put the link in for you above (in blue), click on that and it will take you directly to the section. Then start a new thread like you did here.
     
  7. doaghcoop

    doaghcoop In the Brooder

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    Many thanks I've figured it out now :))
     
  8. sumi

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  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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