1st Chickens in 30 Years

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Baymule, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Baymule

    Baymule Songster

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    I love my girls! I got 2 SLW hens from East tx chick and they are so much fun. She warned me that they might stop laying from being moved and I understood that from reading the posts here. We put them in their new home, fed and watered them, gave them frozen watermelon and tomatoes. They both laid eggs the next day, the next and the next. Whoo-hoo, I think they like it here. I can't wait to get home today and gather their perfect light brown eggs. I could go buy all the eggs I want at the store, but it ain't the same. The magic of producing eggs in our backyard will never get old. The girls eat out of my hand and they are already spoiled rotten. Now my husband wants to get rid of the rabbits and get more chickens.
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    I WARNED HIM he would become addicted! [​IMG]
    So glad ya'll are enjoying them.
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    I love it!!
  4. PhilErvin

    PhilErvin Songster

    Sep 11, 2009
    Yucaipa, CA
    I think it's an addiction for which the only cure is MORE CHICKENS [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2010
  5. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

  6. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Songster

    Jun 15, 2010
    Southern New Jersey
    Thank God for my Grandson. After 26 yrs we have chickens again...........................So little time, so many birds [​IMG]
  7. Buttercup Chillin

    Buttercup Chillin Songster

    Oct 27, 2008
    SouthEast TX
    I wouldn't get rid of the rabbits, but you definately need more chickens.

    Welcome to the world of being a chicken addict.
  8. Baymule

    Baymule Songster

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    My husband is already planning on an extended covered run for the girls. Hmmmmm........ I suppose that means MORE CHICKENS!!!!! And thanks so much easttschick-we just love the girls, thank you for holding them for me while I built their home.

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