City chick from New Orleans!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NikkiChick09, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. NikkiChick09

    NikkiChick09 New Egg

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    Hi everyone!
    I just wanted to introduce myself. I've been a frequent surfer on here since my husband and I started our flock in November. What started as a trial type of "see how it goes" situation has become a full on passion for us.


    We have 12 total right now. 7 4 month old pullets (3 black copper marans, a frizzle, a legbar (maybe?), an araucana, and a bantam cochin ,1 adult turken, 2 polish top hat chicks and 2 turken chicks. We ideally want 8 hens and are weeding out roosters as they show up. We went to a chicken swap meet and picked up the adult turken after we gave one of the black copper maran roosters to one of my husbands co workers. And as much as I love the frizzle s/he may have to go to because I think it's a rooster :(

    Here in New Orleans (Jefferson Parish) we are allowed to keep a flock as large as we want within the city as long as they don't become a nuisance hence the getting rid of the roosters.

    We currently have them in a coop with an attached run but we are working with the neighbor to put up a fence between our properties in the next month because she has four chickens of her own! I never thought that backyard chicken keeping was so popular until my husband and I purchased our home in October. Since then we have come across 4 other chicken keepers in our neighborhood!

    Well I hope to hear from everyone on other threads!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, NikkiChick09, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! I think a lot of folks start out like you with chickens - trail run first and then they learn, "Wow! This is pretty cool." Hope you keep enjoying yours! Good luck and have fun!
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Very glad that you have joined BYC - [​IMG]
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

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