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Coastal NC Chicken Newby

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RobRobinson87, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. RobRobinson87

    RobRobinson87 Just Hatched

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    Hello everyone,
    I live on the coast of NC and am fairly new to keeping chickens. My start is probably similar to others... my daughter, being in our FFA at school, wanted to do a project with chickens. So, we started small with a Tractor Supply Company coup with a few small bantam chickens. Soon, those chickens got larger, started laying, and now we have built a double enclosed coup with 4 Silkies and a mottled cochin bantam hen on one side, and 2 Barred Rocks, 2 Golden Comets, 2 Isa Brown hens, an Easter Egger, (and 1 EE rooster that was a surprise) on the other side. As you can image, they keep me busy.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Sounds like you have a great starter flock. But beware of chicken math! [​IMG]
     
  4. RobRobinson87

    RobRobinson87 Just Hatched

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    Yeah, tell me about it. My daughter is the worse, she would have 100 chickens if I would let her.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope your daughter is doing a lot of the chicken chores to ease your load.
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Hello and Welcome, so glad you have joined us.
     
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC. It's great to have you! Sounds like you have a very colorful flock.
     

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