Finally made the chicken decision!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dukecitycoop, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. dukecitycoop

    dukecitycoop New Egg

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    Hey everyone.... My name is Chad and I live here in the southwest. My wife and I finally made the jump to get some chickens. We have been thinking about owning chickens for about 4 years now. We moved from our townhouse and into a huge corner lot with tons of room in the back yard. I went to a great farming town close to ours and bought a hand made coop. Next, we went to a local lady that had some Black Australorp hens for sale. We picked out 3, ranging from 5 months to 8 months. While holding the 8 month old hen, she popped out a beautiful egg! I thought this was a sign, so I bought all three.... We have moved them in to the yard and have the coop set up. I am a total beginner to chickens but look forward to learning and raising some great hens. Glad to be here. Chad
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and to the chicken addiction - so glad you've joined us.
    Had to smile at the egg story - two years ago at the fair one of the 4-Hers had a hen lay an egg while she was holding her in the show ring.
     
  3. peaches4chicks

    peaches4chicks New Egg

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    Welcome to the fun! I hope you and your wife love your chicken adventures!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    That is funny [​IMG]. She was so excited about coming to live with you that she popped an egg out. Or maybe that was an audition , so you would take her. Black Australorps are very good birds to have and heavy layers.
     
  5. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Your coop is so cute - if that is it in your avatar.... you and your wife are going to love love love having your own chickens! [​IMG]
     
  6. dukecitycoop

    dukecitycoop New Egg

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    Thanks everyone... And yes, that is my little coop in my avatar... We love them already!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

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