Ok I've started this crazy chicken journey!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Peanutgal7, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. Peanutgal7

    Peanutgal7 New Egg

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    Thanks for adding me to the site! I'm looking forward to learning from the pros and old-timers out there! I recently adopted a small flock of 1.5 yr old hens - 2 Chanteclers, 2 Barred Plymouth Rocks, a Sussex and an Easter Egger. Unfortunately, our friend's dog got one of the Chanteclers the first week they were with us... The dog is on the watch-list, and the birds are locked up when he's around! We just added a Gold-Laced Wyandotte cockerel, who has settled in just fine and is getting used to being the bottom of the totem pole LOL! Id like to add a few more hens - a Marans, maybe an Icelandic, and my daughter is after a Lavender Orpington. These birds are ADDICTIVE! How do you decide what breed to add? LOL!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. If you free range, you have to expect losses to predators - domestic or wild. The dog was successful, so he will always be looking for another chance to get them. That's how it is.
     
  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi and [​IMG]! Sounds like you have a nice variety going there! Everyone on this site is so friendly, and if you ever have any questions, feel free to ask! Thanks for joining us!
     
  4. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    :frow Hi, and :welcome

    Congrats on your flock! I'm so sorry to hear about the dog attack. :/
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    No need to decide on breeds IMO - just get 'em all! :lol:

    All the best
    Ct
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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