Central Kentucky Checking In

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Captain Chaos, May 13, 2010.

  1. Captain Chaos

    Captain Chaos New Egg

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    A few weeks ago me and my daughters decided to raise a few chicks. My neice's school class had just hatched a bunch of chicks, and the teacher was looking for homes for the chicks. We took four of the little boogers. We do not even know the breeds! I built a coop and an outdoor run in the backyard. About a week later, we decided to add two more chicks. My wife, one of my daughters, and myself went to a nearby hatchery to pick out a pair of chicks. Don't ask my how or why, but we came home with 10 more chicks and 2 ducklings. [​IMG] We ended up with Barred Plymouth Rock, Rhode Island Red, Red Stars, and Buff Orpingtons. All of them are in brooders, inside for now. But due to the unexpected additions, I have to build a much larger coop. Luckily I built a large run!

    I have found this forum to be very helpful, as I had absolutley no chicken know-how when we started. Everyone seems friendly and willing to share their knowledge.
     
  2. Joey8765

    Joey8765 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds great! Can you post some photo's? Welcome to back yard chickens, I'm pretty new here too!
     
  3. JCoogle

    JCoogle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome from South Central Ky Captain.
     
  4. Ga.chickenman

    Ga.chickenman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and [​IMG] From Ga.
     
  5. Mama&thePeeps

    Mama&thePeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like your family has gotten into chicks quickly! Welcome!
     
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. Yep, chicks are like chips, you can't stop at a couple. [​IMG] We also say here to make your coop as big as you can because it seems it is never big enough. [​IMG]
     
  8. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    [​IMG] from Tennessee!!
     
  10. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    [​IMG] from SW Indiana :3
     

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