First time owner of hens and enjoying every minute!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by luvinmybirds, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. luvinmybirds

    luvinmybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2011
    When my husband approach me about having chickens in our backyard I truly wasn't for it at all, but we together built our chicken coop and then I couldn't wait to get our hens. We just purchased them a week ago and I spend so much time just watching them. We have 3 Dominiques, Roxie, Rosie and Gertie. We also have a Red Bellied Parrot and a Boxer. I never thought chickens could make me laugh as much as our girls. Now all I can think about is adding another breed. I found this site while doing a lot of research prior to building our coop and getting the girls. I have learned quite a lot just reading the posts that I knew I needed to join to continue getting my questions and concerns answered from more others who know much more than I do about chickens.
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle


    So glad you joined, congrats on the chicks

  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Yeah - and most people will look at you like you're nuts when you try to explain how fun chickens can be (except here on BYC [​IMG]). If I had the space, facilities, and money, I'd have a hundred different breeds, one of each. Try a mix of breeds next time you add to your flock [​IMG] And [​IMG] !!!
  5. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] from WA. [​IMG] glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    [​IMG] Hello and welcome to BYC! Congrats on your first three! I could not pick just one breed, so I have 7 breeds out of 8 chicks! I truly love each breed and wish I could have 2 of each!
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    [​IMG] from Kansas! Glad you joined! This is THE place to learn and have some fun in the bargain!! Enjoy!! [​IMG]
  8. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Hi from Ga,


  9. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's fun huh? [​IMG] Hello, from the Big Bear mountains of Ca. Glad you found us. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  10. orpingtonbabies

    orpingtonbabies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 17, 2011
    [​IMG] I wish I would have started with less chicks (like you) cuz now I know even MORE about breeds and want 'em all... But, I'm already close to the max I can have in my coop

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