another AZ newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by crazy hen quartet, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. crazy hen quartet

    crazy hen quartet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 20, 2008
    Chandler AZ
    Hi all!
    Been lurking for months and finally joined (yay!).

    I live in Chandler with my husband, two kids, one cat, veggie gardens and of course, the four ladies that brought me here. [​IMG]

    We live in the city but laying hens are allowed "with neighbors permission" (ie, bring them some eggs) - we have a barred rock, two easter eggers and a black austrolorp. Currently three of the four lay... our Aus seems to be content to walk around in a bossy manner and make lots of authoritative noises but not produce. My hubby is starting to wonder if she's actually a he..... [​IMG]

    Each hen has an "owner" and everyone named their own girl. My son named his barred rock "Victoria" after a manufacturer of black and white insulators "Victor", my daughter named her EE "Frodette" (after frodo from LOTR), my husband named his Aus "Wilma" - (altho we all called her Houdini for her tendency to roost on our wall and end up in the front yard). The other EE has been named Elsie by my kids.. I never thought of a name so they started calling her LC, standing for "Lisa's chicken" and I thought it fit.

    Just wanted to drop by and give a proper introduction! [​IMG]
  2. kbarrett

    kbarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2007

    [​IMG] Hello from PA!
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Welcome to BYC.
  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY

    Good story how you named your chickens
  6. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome to BYC!

    I've got 2 brothers just north of you in Mesa. In fact, we'll probably be down there in a couple weeks to visit them!

    It was my brother that moved down there that had chickens and got my interested in them when he lived up here. Ironically enough he can't have them where he is in Mesa. [​IMG]
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Nifty... when will you be here?....

    Oh and welcome crazy hen quartet!

    There are a few of us here in the valley. (I'm in East Phoenix)
  8. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Ooohh... I'm thinking quick mini Chickenstock!!! If we do I'll bring some BYC goodies to give out! [​IMG]

    We're not totally sure, but maybe we'll drive down day after Christmas.

    Keep an eye out for a red minivan with a BYC "My Pet Makes Me Breakfast" bumper sticker! [​IMG]
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    My in laws fly down day after Christmas, my mom fly's down on Saturday... (we are baptizing my 8 year old on Saturday)... will you be around that next week? We could take you to dinner or something....
  10. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

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