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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lacey eggs, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. lacey eggs

    lacey eggs In the Brooder

    Oct 5, 2011
    Hi everyone! First I`d like to say "Wow, what a great forum". I`m Susan and my hubby is Bo. We live in Daleville AL. My brother suggested this forum, when I told him that we wanted to keep a few laying hens. During our vacation in England last month we ate lots of fresh eggs. On returning to the States last Tuesday, I realized how much I`d missed that taste while living in the States (I was born and raised in England). I have seen a few signs at the side of the road, but wanted our own eggs. Soooooo! By Friday we were building our coop. I read and reread gobs of posts from the members here to get ideas on how to build a coop. Its only small. 4x8 with a 16' run. We have a plan to extend it in the near future, but for now its enough to house the 6 Black Copper Morans that we picked up today. They are young and were all hatched within 2 months of each other. Hopefully they will start laying in a couple of months. We put them straight in the coop with food and water. So far only 2 have ventured out into the run and returned inside at night fall. I can`t wait to take my morning coffee out and see the rest come out. [​IMG]
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle


    Very nice intro. Glad you are joining us.

  3. Erbaluce

    Erbaluce In the Brooder

    Oct 4, 2011
    Hello lacey eggs, happy to know also you wanted hens for your own eggs [​IMG]
    you had vacation in England, I live in Italy.
    I would like see pics of your hens and chicken coop
    bye Erbaluce
  4. AlienChick

    AlienChick Songster

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    Hi, Susan and [​IMG]

    I, too, enjoy my fresh eggs!

    Enjoy your flock of Marans! [​IMG]
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  6. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Songster

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    [​IMG] from Texas
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Susan and Bo and [​IMG]. Sounds like you are well on your way to being a great chicken family! Enjoy! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. greymane

    greymane Songster

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! So glad you joined us. Best of luck with the new chickens!

  9. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

    Sep 28, 2011
    Byhalia, MS
    [​IMG] from North MS!! Welcome to the greatest chicken forum ever!!! I can hardly eat eggs out anymore I am so spoiled on fresh ones, lol. My parents and in laws are always asking for fresh eggs which I don't mind sharing! Good luck with your new flock! Post some pics when you have time!
  10. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Songster

    May 31, 2011
    Byhalia Ms
    [​IMG] from ms, I agree I'd love to see some pics of your setup!

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