Been lurking, now have a real reason to post....EGGS!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bcavanau, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. bcavanau

    bcavanau New Egg

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    Greetings Everyone,

    Been lurking here for months since my family decided to start a backyard flock. We were planning to get 6 chicks, a new store (forget the name, just like TSC) just opened, and had them 1/2 off for their grand opening. Went to pick them up and there were 7 left. Couldn't just leave one little chick behind...so we got all 7 (chicken math at it simplest).

    Did the standard brooder in the rubbermaid container, then worked on building the coop. We kept the brooder in the house...won't be doing that next time :)

    We got them at the end of September, and today we got our first 4 eggs. My wife went nuts when I walked out of the coop with them. I guess I should get to building the nest boxes soon.

    The girls are Isa Browns, I believe from Townline.

    Thanks for all the help from everyone...without this forum as a resource, I would be lost.

    Brian

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    Last edited: Jan 25, 2012
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. openheartnp

    openheartnp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YYYAAAAYYYY!!!!!! Congratulations! And your non-chicken friends will never quite understand the excitement LOL!

    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

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    Congrats on your first eggs!!! I'll never forget that feeling!! [​IMG] I just hatched these 2 silkie chicks 2 days ago!

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  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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  7. Kara515

    Kara515 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Southeast Missouri!! Glad you joined us and congrats on your first eggs!!![​IMG]
     
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi again Brian, glad you made it over to the Michigan thread :)
     
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  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Congrats on your first eggs [​IMG]
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and [​IMG]from Ohio. So glad you joined. Fresh eggs are the greatest. Congrats. [​IMG]
     

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