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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by mikeyb, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. mikeyb

    mikeyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've not posted very much but I have followed this forum for awhile.
    I wanted to have a few chickens for sometime but have found one excuse after another on why I shouldn't do it.
    The biggest thing was the commitment it would take to having a half dozen or so chickens and taking care of them. A dog or cat you can put in a car and take camping/fishing with you. Chickens, not so much.
    Anyway, on Wed I pulled the trigger and went to ye olde farm store (Dell's in Centailia) to buy 8 buff orpingtons.
    When I got there they had the orpingtons but they also had the Rhode Island Reds and dang they were cute and looked bigger and more active then the others, so I bought the Reds instead.
    Gottem home, putem in their little pen with the heat lamp, water and food. They found the water and food quickly. I was amazed.
    Today with the warmer temps they were even happier and more active.
    I think I'm addicted.
    Now all I have to do is narrow my choices of hen house plans to one and build it.
    Wish me luck.
     
  2. Silkie Chick

    Silkie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good luck!
     

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