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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by greenthumb, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. greenthumb

    greenthumb New Egg

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    Chickens were the last thing on my mind 2 weeks ago, but here i am totally in love with my girls! Two weeks ago I received a phone call from a lady saying that she had 15 rhode island reds that she didn't want and asked if I would take them. I thought to myself no way, the last time we had chickens I was 5 and I hated being chased and pecked. (We had an especially mean roaster that would attack the face if you even looked at him!) But before I could really think about it I had said yes and to give me a week to get a coup ready. So here I am with 15 beautiful chickens and large brown eggs (they have been laying about 3 months) and I absolutely love it! I have already caught myself dreaming of building a larger coup and getting more! Who knew that chickens could be so much fun!
     
  2. FleurSlkie

    FleurSlkie Out Of The Brooder

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    Greenthumb,
    Congrats on your new additions and I know what you mean about chickens being fun. For me, they are both relaxing and fun. I started with trying to hatch 100+ quail eggs that I received in the mail. It wasn't long after those quails started laying eggs that I had to hatch my first chicken eggs. All of course sent to me via ebay or a small farm that ships out eggs. Just when I think I've found all I could want... I see another bird I have to have. Chickens are indeed addicting.
     
  3. stilldeb

    stilldeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your new chickens and welcome. I see you are already doing "chicken math" (more chickens, and more chickens, and more chickens!). A year ago, I would have never thought twice about chickens. Who knew they could be so much fun?

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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. DuckLover179

    DuckLover179 Waddles & Puddles

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  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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