Chicken newbie in Central MA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lastcopy, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. lastcopy

    lastcopy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! to all you chicken lovers.

    Someone should have told me how addictive chickens are. Way too many varieties and so little space!

    What started out as a tractor coop with supposedly 3 or 4 chickens, is now a 10 x 10 coop with 5 golden comets, 3 barred rocks, 3 americaunas, 2 cochins, a jersey giant/americauna, a jersey/cuckoo Marans and 2 yes 2 golden cuckoo Marans roosters! One big and one small. I swear the little guy was supposed to be a pullet!! He crows like a bleating lamb so his name of course is "Lambie".

    To add to the family, I am mom to 7 cats, 4 geckos, 2 anoles, 5 red eyed green tree frogs, a cockatiel, a quaker parakeet and last but not least 4 ring neck doves.

    BYC is the greatest!! Nice people, scads of info and a lot of help when you need it!
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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  3. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
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    [​IMG] from WI. Yes, it's a conspiracy....no one tells you about the addictive part...[​IMG] But aren't chickens great!!!![​IMG]
    I noticed you have geckos...what kind? I have one Madagascar Day Gecko ( Gertrude, formerly known as Gus....bought her as a male, then found eggs one day....), one Leopard Gecko and 2 Komoris Day Geckos...
     
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  4. Sharoane

    Sharoane Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, almost neighbor! I'm in southern NH.

    I just joined the forum today and I am even newer to chickens than you are! I noticed your list of exotics in your sig--you sound like me. We've got bearded dragons, an iguana, a hedgehog, a sun conure, parakeets, goffins cockatoo, dogs, cats, other...this post was edited because for some reason I saw quaker parrot but read indian ringneck. I've got two quakers, both green. Aren't they a hoot?

    Anyway, just wanted to say hi!
     
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  5. forestkingvizslas

    forestkingvizslas Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome!
    I am a relative newbie as well, from western MA on the VT/NH border...We have Buff Orpingtons, Barred Rocks, one Splash Orpington and 3 Buff Silkies. We also have 3 Vizslas, 3 Russian Tortoises and random game birds from time to time!
     
  6. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    [​IMG] from Texas!
     
  7. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

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    in the wild, Mass
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  8. dllk1022

    dllk1022 Out Of The Brooder

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  9. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Quote:every one here can tell you that they are very addictive,
    soooo now all you need is Polish, Silkie, Showgirl, oegb, ohhhhh the list goes on. lol
     
  10. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined!
     

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