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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by tasha, Jun 7, 2007.

  1. tasha

    tasha New Egg

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    So..

    Whats Your Favourite Type Of Chicken Peeps??

    Gawd, They Are Sooo Awesome

    Me And My Boyfriend Are So Adopting One [​IMG]

    Cuz Im Kool [​IMG]
     
  2. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    WARNING: You can't have just one! This is the place to learn all about chickens.. let us know how many you end up with!
     
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Quote:Yep, that is soooo true!

    When I had my first flock, which was many years ago, I started with "used" mixed Standards. The RIR's were my favorite. Then a friend gave me a few Silkies and I fell in love all over again!

    Now, I have 21 Banty's (going on 4 weeks old). We have a mix of Mottled Cochins, Araucanas, Silver Sebrights, Black-Tailed Buff Japanese, and Blue Silkies. And they are ALL my favorites...imagine that!!![​IMG]

    We were only going to keep one of the Blue Silkie roos BUT......I've changed my mind and hubby's cringing...can you say "Need more coops and runs"...[​IMG]

    Pix of the "kids"...http://www.imagestation.com/album/pictures.html?id=2092159653
     
  4. natalie

    natalie New Egg

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    I'm new to the whole chicken thing.
    But I've read several posts and it all seems fascinating!

    Seems like it would be a really rewarding thing to start doing.

    Any advice for a newbie like myself?
     
  5. tasha

    tasha New Egg

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    Well 'Natalie'

    Its Very Brave Of You To Take On This Position With Chickens, I Recommend You Buy One Of My Books? There Are Lots To Choose From, Such As

    'The Rise And Fall Of The Barn'
    'Chicken-Mania'
    And My Personal Favourite
    'To En-Chickeny And Beyond!'

    Have Fun [​IMG]
     
  6. lord-of-the-chicken

    lord-of-the-chicken New Egg

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    yay me and her are gettin a chicken.

    does anyone have a safe and secure way to adopt a chicken??

    chickens have been a life long fetish of mine and tash just wants to please me.

    i love u tash.....and i love chickens:yiipchick
     
  7. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2007
    Maine
    Just wanted to give you folks a heads up. Chickens are flock animals, and do NOT do well by themselves. Even as tiny babies, if you seperate one he/she will peep and peep and peep incessantly.

    Two or more would be much better for your bird.

    I would recommend "Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens" <someone please correct the title if I've gotten the wording wrong>. It will give you an indepth view of every aspect of chicken raising.

    Welcome to the club! We love our babies!


    -Meghan
     

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