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Chicken Sunday, a new favorite tradition

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickensunday, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. chickensunday

    chickensunday New Egg

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    Hi Everyone,
    I have visited BYC many times in the last 2 years since i got my first chick and finally decided that it was time to join. I have really appreciated all the help with new chx owner follies. thank you!

    I have 2 kids who love the 1/2 acre that we live on in a quiet neighborhood full of dog lovers. We started out raising chicks for friends who have hens & didn't want to deal with the constant care of babies. It worked well for the first year. So we tried it again and, of course, we got attached. We now have a tiny flock of bantams that live in a coop on the front porch & daily have the run of the front flower beds.

    Having chickens has really raised our awareness of food, landscaping, etc., because we can see direct consequences in our chickens from poor quality water, from pesticides on plants, etc. We now have totally edible plants in our front beds with strawberries & blueberries & lillies.

    Now Sunday afternoons always include time with the chickens. Gathering eggs, hanging out with the birds, and caring for them has been a very happy thing for us.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome and my best advice is to be wary of neighbors' dogs. They have been my worst predator.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, chickensundays, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Sounds like a wonderful way to spend any afternoon. Best of luck and keep enjoying your poultry experience!
     
  4. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC. Your place sounds like a great place to spend time
     
  5. Dnetschke

    Dnetschke Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and I am glad that you are enjoying your birds.
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     
  8. TwoCrows

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

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    [​IMG] from New Mexico!

    Enjoy the forums!
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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