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Cluck cluck from the Adirondacks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mommissan, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. mommissan

    mommissan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone. I love all the fantastic advice you all have to offer! I especially love the broad spectrum of people and reasons to raise chickens. After 15 years, I finally "hen-pecked" my hubby enough to let me get my chickens.

    It's a long story, I'll make it short. We have an 8 year old daughter and 6 year old son. A few years ago, we built them a treehouse. It sat vacant because it had spiders. The tree died, so we had it cut down and miraculously, the tree house landed in such a way that it survived. It then became a club house, which sat vacant, because of, again, the spiders. So, we got a dog, and it sat vacant, because no one wanted to go near it, because of ... the spiders. That's when I suggested we put chickens in it. SCORE!

    It fits a dozen chickens with the chain link dog run attached. We went out on father's day to a local farm and bought 8 barnyard mutts. I never ever dreamed that chickens were so much fun. And, guess what? Now the kids are in the tree house/club house/coop all day because the spiders are gone. I am looking forward to our first eggs.... hopefully in a week or so!
     
  2. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    [​IMG] from lafayette NY
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    [​IMG] from Kansas!! [​IMG]
     
  5. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. if someone would of told me that chickens ate spiders I would of got them years ago![​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. mommissan

    mommissan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tell me about it!
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Hello and welcome to BYC! Good luck with your first eggs! I'm expecting mine any day now and it's hard to wait.[​IMG]
     
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. I hate spiders!
     
  10. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from NC [​IMG]
     

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