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Broken Wind Farms in AZ

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BrokenWindFarms, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. BrokenWindFarms

    BrokenWindFarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi ya'll, I'm Kristen and we (Hubs, daughter and my cousin's daughter) just moved to a small farm (just under an acre and 1/2) in East Valley, AZ we named it "Broken Wind Farms". I swear, the name wasn't serious, but then it became the name. After a terrible drive home with the hubs and daughter (uGh they can stink worse than a week old brooder!!) I made the mistake of trying to come up with something to include Windmill... yep, then the sounds and smells... and I said, Maybe it should just be Broken Wind Farms....

    Be careful what you say... Now they tell everyone it's the name!

    We've been here in AZ for about 18 months and we've acquired a mini farm before we even arrived at the property. 5 cats, 2 cockatiels, 3 ferrets and a lonely little beta fish... oh and now that we're here.. I purchased my first 10 chicks (13 days old today!)

    I hope to speak to all of you at some point. I've been lurking on the site for about a year (maybe even more) and I love the advice that ya'll give... It's comforting to know that there are people looking out for each other. We just never see enough of that anymore! I hope one day to be as knowledgable and able to pass along info as confidently, if nothing else direct people here!

    Last but not least.... Did anyone start hearing "cheep" noises all night long when you brought your first flock home (no matter how many that may be?? I swear, I hear those little girls and they are clear across the house in a guest room, but I hear 'em calling for me in the middle of the night, and yes, I heed the call each and every time.... surely I'll grow out of THAT... right? :D

    -Kristen
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome. Ask away. Nice name [​IMG]
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock!! What a great introduction from you about your farm and all your animals, have thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Here's a section from the learning centre that you should find usefull https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks

    Chicks can be attention seekers and they like the human contact far more than non chicken people give them credit for!! I'm sure you will grow out of it (well maybe)

    Be sure to ask any questions you may have everyone here to help. Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    Good luck with all your animals!
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Definitely on the night time cheeping!! They are scared and lonely without their momma snuggling them in and will call to you during the night. This usually stops after a few days when they learn they are safe at night.

    Enjoy your new babies and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  9. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     

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