This City Girl's No Chicken!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cluckington, May 30, 2012.

  1. Cluckington

    Cluckington Chirping

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    I'm starting! I'm finally fulfilling my dream of having beautiful chickens roaming around my backyard!

    I've built the coop. Now all I need is chickens.

    Herein lies the rub. Can anyone help me pick out my chickies!? I have a few criteria, and I hope that someone will be able to recommend a breed or two or three for me.

    I want pretty chickens. Freaky chickens.

    I want pullets. No roosters allowed in Burbank, CA, and I don't think I'm ready to deal with baby chicklets.

    I want pretty eggs. Blue. Green. Brown. Fuchsia. Paisley.

    No mean chickens! They're going to be pets! Gets along well with others, Pets OK, enjoys long walks on the beach.

    Last, I simply can't do 25 chickens. 3 or 4 is probably my limit, knowing that I'll cave in and get more in the future. For now, I have to start with a small flock so that I can learn the ropes.

    Thanks for any feedback you can give me!

    Love,
    Chicken Bone Cluckington
     
  2. Well barred rocks and new hampshire reds lay brown eggs. And Easter Eggers lay blue green and I think a light pink. And Marans have really dark chocolate colored eggs. Maybe that gives you an idea.
     
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  3. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. You might try checking out Henderson's Chicken Chart - lots of info about all the different breeds.
     
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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. canesisters

    canesisters Songster

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    Keep an eye on the 'for sale' threads for Illa - she has some of the most beautiful "freaky" chickens I've ever seen. [​IMG]
    and WELCOME TO BYC from VA.
     
  6. mkcolls

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    [​IMG] from Ohio!
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
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    Kevin565 Crowing

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  10. Cluckington

    Cluckington Chirping

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    this is so great! thanks everybody, i feel so welcome!
     

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