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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jmdarrow, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. jmdarrow

    jmdarrow Chirping

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    Hi! I am Jackie. I live in central new york. Been married to Scott for 33 years. We have 4 boys, who still live with us. Yay I have been wanting to raise chickens for YEARS! However, i couldnt motivate Scott to build me a coop. So....when honey went out of town, i ran to the local agway store and bought my first flock of 6 2week old hens. Surprise!!!!! They are currently brooding in my bedroom, in a 45 gallon tote with all the amenities.
    I waited til the day before Scott was due to fly home before i texted him the news...lol. (Cowardly, i know)
    I am very excited about this new venture, the girls are doing well, although i am overprotective, which is why, i suppose, that my boys wont leave the nest either!
    Anyway, I finally have the motivation for Scott to build me a coop! Which he will start, if he can ever get home since his flight was cancelled last night, and he wont be home til tomorrow night. I hope.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC, Jackie![​IMG] I'm glad you joined us.

    What breeds did you get?[​IMG]
     
  3. jmdarrow

    jmdarrow Chirping

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    Wyandotte 1 silver, 1 gold, 2 buff orphingtons and 2 black jersey giants! Excited to say the least!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    You chose some great breeds to start out with! Good luck with them, and the coop building!
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Congrats on your new babies! Sounds like you picked some nice breeds.

    Have you stopped by our learning center and coops pages yet? Lots of good articles in our learning center on all the aspects of keeping your new flock. And your coops pages has lots of great ideas for building your new coop...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops

    Enjoy those new babies!! If you have any questions about them along the way, feel free to ask around the forums. Welcome to our flock!
     
  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    [​IMG] Hello and Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
    Glad you decided to join. There is tons of information on here, so I'm sure you'll find answers to all your questions. Nice selection of birds. I hope you get that coop built soon! [​IMG]

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  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  8. jmdarrow

    jmdarrow Chirping

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    Thanks for the welcome everyone! The hubbs has been texting me all morning on the girls. He thinks I've created a monster! I hope so.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Hi Jackie, nice to meet you. My sister is a "Jackie" too. I don't think you are cowardly, you are wise. They often say on BYC, is easier to ask forgiveness than get permission.

    When hubby gets home he will have lots of motivation - to build a coop and get the little cuties out of the house. It's all good!
     
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