First time visitor/new member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Suds, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. Suds

    Suds Hatching

    Jun 14, 2009
    Hi, I'm located in southern Indiana and have baby chicks for the first time in 25 years. Was a young farm wife the first time around, now I'm single, been back in the country for a few years and finally got a building up that will let me indulge in chickens.

    I have 100 new babies, 50 for eggs, another 50 for the freezer. Plus a few Polish and Cochins for my 13 y/o granddaughter. (Hoping she'll catch the chicken bug!)

    I find caring for chickens and watching them a wonderful way to relax. Mine are two weeks old and doing very well. I have buff orpingtons and "brown egg layer special". I'm still trying to identify one chick that has brown legs with dark brown fuzz. He is slow to feather out, but looks like black edging on brown/coppery feathers. Anyone that has any ideas on the breed, I'd love to hear from you. [​IMG]
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington

    congrats on the chicks. WOW! 100 that's a lot of congrats

  3. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from UT! Glad that you joined!
  4. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    [​IMG] to the biggest backyard on the www.
    Oh and if you want your grand daughter to catch the chicken bug get silkies!!!
  5. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    [​IMG] from North Carolina!![​IMG]

    WOW when you jumped in to chickens you jumped in with BOTH feet!![​IMG] 100 I love that number!![​IMG]
  6. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Songster

    Sep 21, 2008
    [​IMG] from MN!
  7. frogs n chickens

    frogs n chickens Chirping

    May 19, 2009
    valley springs, calif.
    [​IMG] from california.
  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida!
  9. mamayolk-um

    mamayolk-um Hatching

    May 23, 2009
    Hi from Washington St. wow a hundred chicks, how amazing. My grandkids love my chickens. I have all ladies but they all have guy names! They don't seem to mind. You must have a pretty big coop!
  10. gocrow77

    gocrow77 Crow's Nest

    May 13, 2009
    Central MO

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