One more flock

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Leslie in Suffolk VA, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. Leslie in Suffolk VA

    Leslie in Suffolk VA In the Brooder

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    I retired a few years and have thoroughly enjoyed having more time for my dogs,cats, gardening and granddaughter. I've raised several small flocks of various breeds of chickens, plus three white ducks and a couple of geese. I never learn - after swearing I'm done with the chickens, done with the heat and humidity of southeastern Virginia, I am lured to another chicken swap and come home with "just one more" round of pullets. I've learned the hard way that a chicken can choke her crop with dry hay, be poisoned with four o'clock seeds, and get beheaded by probably an owl. This time we bought one of those pretty coop kits, placed it in the middle of my vegetable garden, and our five year old granddaughter is helping to care for our single red Red Sex Link hen and four Buff Orpingtons pullets. I have posted my first problem for this flock: two weeks of suspiciously small eggs from what's supposed to be a BO laying her first eggs.
     
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  3. MrsMistyReal

    MrsMistyReal Enabler

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    Welcome aboard to BYC family gr8 people tons of information loads of fun enjoy shake your tail feathers 1557cbd04e85473.jpg
     
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  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy Leslie:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
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  5. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

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    Great to have you here, Leslie! Welcome to BYC!
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Leslie, that's like me swearing off of ice cream. Please note my avatar. It does take new layers awhile to work up to full size eggs. Welcome to Backyard chickens. You've got questions, we've got answers - somewhere on this site.
     
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  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

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  8. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC :frow
     
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