Falling in love with my new Backyard Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by majorhens, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. majorhens

    majorhens New Egg

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    [​IMG] I am fairly new to chickens, but I feel as though I've been raising them all my life since my love for them is just the same as seasoned chicken farmer! I raised my 6 chickens (now 5) from hatchlings back in early April. I currently have 2 Red Stars, 1 White Leghorn, and 2 Rhode Island Red Hens roaming my backyard. I had 3 Rhode Island Reds, but unfortunately, one of them grew to be a very loud young rooster who I loved dearly. Sadly though, roosters are illegal in my area so I took him to a cute little farm in the country where he became apart of an elderly woman's flock. My chickens are around 4-5 months old and one of my Red Stars (named Tammy) has begun popping out smooth, medium sized brown eggs! I'm enjoying my experiences so far as a chicken owner and I joined this site to share my love of chickens with folks just like me!
    - Aaron
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    What good luck to be able to rehome that rooster:)

    Congrats on your new flock, and your eggs...[​IMG]
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Aaron and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Aaron, hope you enjoy BYC as much as we do.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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