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Chicks arrive oct 10

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by treebabys, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. treebabys

    treebabys New Egg

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    Hi everybody, I am new to raising chickens. We just moved to a small Homestead of 5 acres. We are excited to start adding animals and our first choice was chickens.

    We want them for eggs and for meat. For this reason I ordered 15 chicks of a mixed heavy breed. I am excited for them to come. We live right beside Mount Ranier and Mount Saint Helens in Washington. So if these volcanoes ever blow you might be able to come over some for some baked chicken. Actually I'm not sure how lava cooks chicken. I hope I never find out.
    Megan
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think that is how people make "blackened" chicken but, I would think there wasn't any chicken. When I was a kid I read about the last days of Pompeii, ever since I have had a deep fear of volcanoes. People keep telling me the mid-west doesn't have any. But, I'm sure they can pop up over night

    Welcome to BYC, yes keep an eye out for eruptions. My son lives in WA and he and a few friends climbed part way up Mt.Ranier, he said mainly it was slippery (I don't like ice either) - they took some spectacular photos.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Megan. Glad you decided to join our flock. I've been all over Washington including the Mt. Ranier and Mt. St. Helens area and it is a beautiful state. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your chicks.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with your soon to be new flock, hope they all arrive safely (and uncooked)!
     
  5. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Ha!...You are too funny!! [​IMG]

    Enjoy this new adventure you are on! I hope your chicks arrive safely. Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock!
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    LOL too funny![​IMG]

    Good luck with your future flock!
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  10. treebabys

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    Thanks everyone. I'm so excited. I'm getting a circular saw in the mail this week so I can build a chicken coop in my barn stall. Of course they won't go in there for a while. It's so fun to plan and design things like this
     

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