Finally decided to get some little Chickies!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickenGuy, May 23, 2007.

  1. ChickenGuy

    ChickenGuy In the Brooder

    May 23, 2007
    Midland, Michigan
    Hey All, I am Tyler, just got myself registered to the forum [​IMG]

    I've been thinking about getting some chickens for a long time and finally decided that this year is going to be the year to do it.

    I just about have my coop and run finished, I'll probably post pictures soon, and I've got my chickens ordered, they ship on the 11th, I'm pretty darned excited. haha

    I got a rather large assortment, I kept telling myself to not get so many, but my mouse just kept clicking "One of these chickens, one of those" until I ended up with about 35 chickens. Many more than i thought I was going to get but It'll be fun! I look forward to sharing my expireince with all of you and hopefully learning a bit from you all as well!
  2. Dzzzyd

    Dzzzyd In the Brooder

    May 9, 2007
    Klamath Falls, Oregon
    Wow! When you decide to do something you do it big. Good luck and post those pictures. We'll be waiting.
  3. Bantymama

    Bantymama Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Welcome. Im new here also. You will find that everyone is very helpful and friendly. Its a great board with lots of info. I raise Bantys. What kind of chickens are you expecting.
  4. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    Welcome, Chickenguy.

    Of course, you realize that you will have to post pics of your babies when they arrive!!?? What breeds did you get?

  5. ChickenGuy

    ChickenGuy In the Brooder

    May 23, 2007
    Midland, Michigan
    Hi All, Thanks for the welcome, I appreciate it.

    Like I said before, i went a little crazy when choosing my chickens, I probably got too many breeds.... but heres the list

    15x Jumbo Cornish Rocks (my meat birds, all males)
    1 x Belgian D'uccle, mille fleur
    1 x white silkie
    3 x salmon favorelles (1 males, 2 female)
    2 x speckled sussex (both female)
    2 x partridge rocks (both female)
    2 x golden laced wynadottes (both female)
    1 x cuckoo maran
    1 x turken (female)
    3 x silver grey dorkings (1 male, 2 female)
    2 x white crested black polish (both female)
    2 x jersey black giants (both female)

    1 x random free chickie

    I'm thinking I'll have a very colorful flock, lots of variety. I can't wait [​IMG]
  6. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Hi & welcome to the board make sure to post pictures when you can.
  7. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Hello and welcome!
  8. Wally

    Wally In the Brooder

    May 11, 2007
    Texas Hill Country
    Hey ChickenGuy,
    Where did you order your chicks from? Sounds like a great assortment.
  9. missusduray

    missusduray Songster

    May 20, 2007
    Northern Minnesota
    Welcome Chicken guy!
    I too just ordered my first chicks! I have 3 hens and a roo at home that I got full grown from my Mother in law. I totaly enjoy them and I am looking forward to my new chickies! It is exciting isnt it?! I never thought that I would be this addicted to chickens.
  10. iwanteggs

    iwanteggs In the Brooder

    May 1, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
    wow! How much space do you have?

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