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A South African hello

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hydro, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. Hydro

    Hydro New Egg

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    Hi There
    I've just starting keeping chickens in our back garden; quite unusual in a city I'd imagine. Our chickens are about 5 months old and we're eagerly awaiting our first eggs. My son has named each after the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. We have no idea what variety they are (we got them from a farm 2hr away), but they're steadily settling in to their new surroundings [​IMG] The most fun was building the coop - which I may have got a little carried away with.

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    Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo The coop with an internal shed for roosting, and a run

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    Nesting boxes inside the shed View from inside the coop
     
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! My daughter would love your chicken names lol major TMNT fan. Glad you have joined us [​IMG]
     
  3. Webechickens

    Webechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from east central Indiana! Love your chickens. Would love to know what they are.
     
  4. Hydro

    Hydro New Egg

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    As long as my son doesn't hand them green outfits and a variety of weapons, we'll be fine lol :) Thanks for the welcoming message. I'm still trying to figure this all out :)
     
  5. Hydro

    Hydro New Egg

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    Hey there. Nobody is quite sure what they are. The best guess is a cross-breed of a few varieties lol. They were brought up on a farm where they had rule of the land, but if I ever find out, I'll let you know. They have really beautiful colours. I hope you're having a great day in central Indiana. I've visited your neighbouring state Illinois before - coldest I've ever been in my life!! Loved every second :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, Hydro, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us!
     

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