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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wytuka, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. wytuka

    wytuka New Egg

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    Hi y'all! My teenager hatched 6 buff Brahma chicks as an agri-science project. The original plan was to sell the birds after the project. However, we are really digging the chickens and want to keep them. Right now they are inside a barn in a make shift coop. They are big now though, and we are looking for a coop (and want to add more birds). We have 5 hens and a rooster. We live in west Texas where shade is minimal and heat is a given. I am trying to learn all I can before moving them out into their own coop to make sure they do well.
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    You have learned the first lesson of chickens - they are addictive little suckers!
     
  3. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    Good luck with your chicks! Buff Brahmas are a lovely breed.[​IMG]
     
  5. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC!

    So glad you could join our community!

    Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock!
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    Good luck with your chickens!
     
  7. wytuka

    wytuka New Egg

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    Thank you everyone. The buff's are really sweet, even the rooster. Our 9 year old has special needs and the chickens seem to "know". They have been therapeutic for him (which is another reason we are keeping them).
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join to our flock. The first breed I ever had (about 50 years ago) were Brahmas, and they were gentle giants. Raising chickens is a wonderful experience for children. My granddaughter (pictured in my avatar) loves our chickens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you joined us!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

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