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Accidental chicken owner and loving it in Southern Indiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by heidiho8170, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. heidiho8170

    heidiho8170 New Egg

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    To make a long story short....I adopted a 10month old puppy/dog in April 2012 by June she had gotten a hold of 3 of my neighbors chickens. In an effort to set things right with the neighbor I went about purchasing 3 chickens off of a craiglist ad. Knowing nothing about chickens I ended up with 2 Bantams and one standard hen. Cranky neighbor guy wouldn't take the bantams so there I was, totally unprepared and clueless. So we built a little coop and I figured if I was taking care of two I might as well get a couple of standards for the eggs. So now I'm hooked! I still have the two origial girls and add 3 more standards with plans to expand this spring. We've now got a great hen house attached to the horse barn and they free range our 4 acres during the day.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, heidiho8170, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined our flock! Glad you joined the chicken universe - even if it was by accident. Best of luck to you and your chickens!
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I don't know if I should say "Naughty dog!" for eating the neighbour's birds or "Good dog!" for getting you into chickens LOL
     
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  5. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

    The Howards Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi and welcome from NC. Kudos to you for trying to make things right with your neighbor and glad to hear that it has started your new addiction, we all seem to be afflicted with it [​IMG]
     
  10. Dnetschke

    Dnetschke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome From Cold Colorado [​IMG]
     

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