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Family of four just got our first chickens. 6 Orpingtons. It's been so exciting just to watch them. A month ago I would have thought it was like watching paint dry. Now, that we have them I can't stop. Their two weeks old and growing so fast. The kids named them: wing, patty, nugget, big booty Judy, stanky leg, and havnt named the last yet. Stanky leg has issues with pooping on himself that's where the name came from.. Can't wait to start on building the coop and watching our chix grow.
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The learning centre is great for beginners and there are tons of articles on raising chicks :
http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/
Four lovely hens : An Exbattery Hen, a Lavender Araucana, a Wheaten Marans and a Gold Laced Frizzle Polish
Two dogs and four cats.
If you want to read my chicken adventure, here it is :
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/947562/my-story-our-experience-join-me-on-my-adventure.
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Four lovely hens : An Exbattery Hen, a Lavender Araucana, a Wheaten Marans and a Gold Laced Frizzle Polish
Two dogs and four cats.
If you want to read my chicken adventure, here it is :
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/947562/my-story-our-experience-join-me-on-my-adventure.
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Welcome to BYC and our family of wonderful chicken people! :welcome We love having you with us!

 

I know EXACTLY how you feel, especially since I just got my 7th brood of 24 chicks, a mix of bantam and large fowl. Watching my babies grow and feather out into friendly, stunning family pets is the most miraculous part of the process. Enjoy them as youngsters, because they change so fast, but also get ready for the most fun time to come: the adult years! That's by far my favorite stage. :)

 

-Alex


Edited by Alexandra33 - 3/12/16 at 6:33am

"For You, O Lord, are good and ready to forgive;

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy to all those who call upon You." Psalm 86:5

 

Happy owner of 37 wonderful hens, 2 amazing roosters, 5 interesting ducks, 1 unfriendly drake, 4 furry kitties, and 5 crabby parakeets!  Impatiently awaiting some very beautiful, special little chicks and ducklings this spring....

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"For You, O Lord, are good and ready to forgive;

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy to all those who call upon You." Psalm 86:5

 

Happy owner of 37 wonderful hens, 2 amazing roosters, 5 interesting ducks, 1 unfriendly drake, 4 furry kitties, and 5 crabby parakeets!  Impatiently awaiting some very beautiful, special little chicks and ducklings this spring....

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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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Welcome to Backyard chickens.  I appreciate your creativity.  So many birds have the same name  but, yours is the first  "Big Booty Judy,"  I have ever encountered :gig

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