Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SENrn, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. SENrn

    SENrn New Egg

    Mar 11, 2016
    Greetings from Missouri. I am new to the forum,1st time chicken Mom and newly human empty nester, so the chicks are an outlet for my need to Purchased 47 day old assorted breed st run chicks 3 wks ago. I lost one in 1st 24hrs the rest are growing quickly. I have found your site very informative. thank you for sharing your knowledge and advice.
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Wow 47 chicks can fill a lot of empty nests. What breeds did you get? Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you join us. 47 is a great number of start off with - you'll sure have your hands full! [​IMG]

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken.

    Joining your state thread will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.


    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. SENrn

    SENrn New Egg

    Mar 11, 2016
    The breeds I think are; 12 str buff orpingtons, 12 barred rock roosters (or so they are supposed to be roosters), 4 black sex-link pullets, 4 str light brahmas, 4 str RIR, 4 str wyandottes (not sure of the color breed ), 2 silver somethings that looked like baby quail ( so pretty as they feather out ), 2 Lavender Orp, 3 bonus chicks he threw in at the end (2 Idk what they are w/red wing and head & white bellies ),and another was cream colored, is feathering out white with "green legs". This last unknown chick is twice the size of the others.

    We didn't know what breed we would like so we got an assortment. The goal is the keep 8-10 hens and a rooster or 2. The others will find their way to the freezer.
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Sounds like a colorful brooder you have any pictures you could share with us?

    Have fun, thanks for joining us!

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