Chicken Noob

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kara_leigh, May 7, 2011.

  1. kara_leigh

    kara_leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I am completely new to this whole chicken thing. My husband and I moved to 5 acres in the country a month and a half ago. A week ago we got our first chickens. I have seven of them, and they are around 5 weeks old. I have a Black Copper Maran rooster (DEF a roo) who is gorgeous and has the cutest fuzzy feet, 3 Easter Eggers, and 3 that I'm not sure of (though I think one of them is another black copper as it is the same black, is starting to get gold feathers on its neck, and has some feathers on its feet). I love them already, and could sit all day watching them do their business. We got two Australian Shepherd puppies to help protect our flock and property. So far they are doing pretty good. The female, who we think will be our chicken dog, will herd them back if they get too far from their coop. We also have 3 cats, but they are indoor only. Oh, and that 12 year old kid that we claim...sometimes. [​IMG] I'm glad I found this place, I'm sure I will have plenty of questions in the coming months. [​IMG]

    Oh, I forgot to mention that I'm from SW Missouri. [​IMG] (I'm not sure how to get that to show up under my username, sorry)
     
    Last edited: May 7, 2011
  2. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi from NC [​IMG]
     
  3. Justuschicks

    Justuschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome!!!!! [​IMG] This is the best place to be! Watching chickens is my favorite thing to do. I love to get my coffee in the morning and sit and watch my flock. And watching them develop is like watching your kids mature. Enjoy every moment....they grow up fast. [​IMG]
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
     
  5. Lovebug

    Lovebug New Egg

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    Welcome from Napa CA! Watch out this site is addicting![​IMG]
     
  6. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. leslierf

    leslierf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Arizona! You will love being a chicken caretaker![​IMG]
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] 12 year old kid? Just wait until next year....
     
  9. Helena Handbasket

    Helena Handbasket New Egg

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    [​IMG] Greetings from another noob! Are all of you safe then from disastrous flooding in that corner?

    Glad you're here!

    Judy
     
  10. zoo357

    zoo357 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from NW Indiana
     

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