Soon to be a first time chicken owner...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lsnyder6, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. lsnyder6

    lsnyder6 Out Of The Brooder

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    We are working on building a spot for our future "ladies"...hoping to find Speckled Sussex. We can't wait!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Speckled Sussex are a great breed; beautiful, hardy, friendly and gentle, and good layers of large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your Speckled Sussex.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!

    We have 3 SS in our mixed flock. We got ours from Murray McMurray and have loved having them. They seem to get along well with all our other birds and are gorgeous. They have the funniest croaky voices and with their white stockings they are so cute. They're 19 weeks old now and we hope to get eggs soon.

    Good luck to you with your girls. And if you haven't done so already, check out some of the articles in the Learning Center, there is a ton of information there.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Enjoy this new adventure you are on and I hope you can find this breed! They sure are a pretty bird. :)
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I've ordered SS in the past from Murray McMurray (http://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/index.html) as well and they were great birds.
     
  6. lsnyder6

    lsnyder6 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you to all that are replying...it all sounds terrific! So excited about researching & preparing...but mostly excited about the chickens themselves (probably even more excited than our 11 year old!).
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    That is saying a lot, it awfully hard to be more excited than an 11 year old. Glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]

    Good luck with your future flock!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. arkansas55

    arkansas55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello and welcome!
     

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