Reaching out from Finger,Tn

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by soldierinchrist, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. soldierinchrist

    soldierinchrist In the Brooder

    Aug 30, 2011
    Hi everyone,
    New to the "Backyard" and raising chickens. I have 25 buff orp girls on the way in 2 weeks and can't wait. Doing everything I can to be ready. I am a little concerned about them being old enough before winter sets in though. Any input would be greatly appriciated. When can I expect eggs out of my flock? Thank you all.

    God bless everyone.
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  2. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    Eggs will come around when they are 5-7 months old.

    Last edited: Sep 7, 2011
  3. greymane

    greymane Songster

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! So glad to have you here.
  4. ParadiseFoundFarm

    ParadiseFoundFarm Goddess of Good Things

    Jul 6, 2010
    Joliet, IL
    Check out what the experts and fans of your breed have to say on BYC as to when your first eggs will arrive.
    Read the entire thread by Mrs. AK-Bird Brain on "Think it's too cold for your chickens?" for reccomendations on overwintering them.
    Birds are hardy and will develop good feathering to protect themselves. You just need to provide the correct perching (wide so they can cover thier feet) and wind blockage and dry conditions. They're going to be just fine if you follow certain rules.
    BYC is the place to get all your answers.
    Some will contradict eachother and they may all be from "experts" or from laypeople. All are trying to help you and you should take all opnions and see what works for YOUR flock. Good luck! I'm sure you'll do fine because you care.
  5. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

    [​IMG] Hi, from Big Bear Calif, always good to meet another feather brainier. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. Amigo

    Amigo Songster

    Jul 13, 2011
    Your house!
    Symphony said it in simple!

  7. SuttonHeritageFarm

    SuttonHeritageFarm Songster

    Apr 30, 2011
    Jackson Springs, NC
    Welcome to the BYC family! The site is a weath of information if you need help finding anything please feel free to PM me!

    Sutton Heritage Farm
  8. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Songster

    Aug 17, 2011
    Welcome from Alabama [​IMG]
    There is so much info on this site, I seem to always find my answers from these great folks!!!!![​IMG]
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Glen St Mary, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  10. [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]

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