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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Donna the Noob, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Donna the Noob

    Donna the Noob Hatching

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    Hi there, my name's Donna and I live in Canterbury, New Zealand. I have just started looking after some chickens [​IMG]

    I started off with 2 brown shavers(Sam & Wheezy) and 2 Barred Rock (Big Red and Timmy, names chosen by my 3 year old daughter), which were given to me by my art teacher.

    They were lovely, but one turned out to be a rooster (wasn't obvious with a 1 year old barred rock), and so we couldn't keep him as he was crowing loud.

    Then wheezy, one of the brown shavers, I discovered had an impacted crop. Think that's what it was called? Started as soon as I got her, that's why we called her wheezy. :( So I was forced to chop her head off with my spade in the evening, so she was sleepy. [​IMG]

    Things have turned around now though for the better! lol
    Our Barred Rock (Timmy) hen became clucky so we gave her 4 silkie eggs and 3 faverolles to sit on. 3 Faverolles hateched but only 1 silkie. They are sooooo cute! The silkie is named Sparkles (which is a rooster I have learnt), and the faverolles are Banana, Popcorn and Carrot. My 3 year old also helped naming these. lol [​IMG]

    Well...That's our little collection! Probably boring to any reader but they're a lot of fun to us. Carrot (who nearly drowned as a chick) is brave and jumps up on my lap and pecks on my arm. The silkie Sparkles is trying to crow and get frisky with the others. The mum picks on him a bit tho, probably because he's different being the only silkie?


    Dunno.....ANYWAYS!! Thanks for having such a great site and I look forward to reading the threads and responses, as well as hopefully seeking a little help myself.

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings, Donna, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Love the chicken names! Good luck to you and your flock!
     
  4. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Songster

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    Welcome from Ohio in the states!
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Not boring at all here on BYC
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Donna, welcome to the BYC forum and community.
     
  7. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you Joined [​IMG]
     

  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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