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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mentzer6, May 8, 2011.

  1. Mentzer6

    Mentzer6 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 30, 2010
    Hello all! I'm from the Missouri Ozarks and technically got into chickens last year when my husband brought home 12 day old Rhode Island Red/Speckled Sussex Crosses. I raised them, with great fear. We gave back the 5 roos and kept the 7 hens. After I realized they were going to be fine and I needed to relax, we added 2 Silkie roos to our clan. Then in the fall, we were given 9 older hens. This spring we have gotten chick fever and have been buying chicks like mad. Our family thinks we have lost it. We have so many kinds, shapes, sizes. We also have some ducks and an African Goose, all new to us this spring. Oh and two of our older hens and one of our younger ones have gone broody. Hopefully this week we may see what mutts hatch out. Wasn't prepared for it though and they are in our coop where the girls lay.........[​IMG]

    Looking forward to learning a lot more and making some chicken friends who won't ask us "Why" when we say we bought chickens!

  2. KlaHaYa Gardens

    KlaHaYa Gardens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2011
    Welcome! [​IMG]

    Have loads of fun here.
  3. Luckytaz

    Luckytaz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2010
    Rogers, Mn.
    Welcome, from Minnesota.
  4. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Hi there! Welcome from western Kentucky (born & raised in SEMO!). I can guarantee the question asked of you here in regard to getting / buying chicks / chickens will not be "why?" but rather, "why not MORE?" [​IMG] !! You'll find a large crowd of enablers here who are determined to sweep all unsuspecting newcomers into the whirlpool of "more" . [​IMG] Prepare to be swept along into the wonderful world of chickens, and enjoy every minute of it! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 9, 2011
  5. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Florida
  6. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
    [​IMG] and make sure to post pics of the new babies!
  7. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    Welcome from Oregon! I started with 3 and now I have 30!
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
  10. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, glad you decided to join us. Good luck with your birds. When your friends say why, you say why not. We have friends who will not buy store bought eggs any more, they want ours. How sweet.

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