Glad to finally join

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Eggsalad, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. Hello to all you members and thank you for the hours upon hours of research/articles/education/chuckles I have indulged in on this site for the past 14 weeks.
    I "inherited" as a sort of "rescue" 72 chicks of various breeds and ages 14 weeks ago. I scrambled to get up a makeshift coop & pen. Now we are working our plans for permanent quarters. All my chicks were to be heritage and rare breeds, marans from Bev"s & Wade, assortments from Greenfire/ one Earth. I still don't know what I have or how old!!!!
    I have identified a few, one little Sultan hen named Poodle started laying an egg a day for 10 days now. Talk about character building. I am counting on some of you to help me identify a few, lots of roosters! I love my birds, only lost one ( PeeWee) the first month to trampling. All are happy, healthy, rangers on 2+ acres on the Western slope of Colorado. Get ready for some puzzlers and thank you again for so many fantastic articles & information. Very well done and enjoyable site, very well managed. I'm sure the fowl fairies blessed you and others are happy for it!
    First avatar, Sinbad...the most beautiful, docile, shy but curious cockerel. Aprox 16-20 weeks. Black wattles & comb, eyes, ears, legs...double spurred, tassel, long & very sleek, no crowing...ever. Could I be so lucky for a Cemani mix?
    Don't laugh, my group include 7 Rumpies, at least two are roos.

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

    Sep 27, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
  4. Nice to meet you! Pretty birds & beautiful bunnies. We are planning to incorporate the chicks with the lambs, calf, dog, cats, wildlife.
  5. Thank you, have plans to, need some good weather for more up to date because of the young ages. Thanks again!
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Howdy from Kansas, Eggsalad, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Sounds like you are a very busy chicken keeper. Good luck to you and have fun with your flock!
  7. Thanks,
    Keep your head low if our rain heads your way. We need the water but not the lightning!
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined the website! [​IMG]
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG]what a large feathered fowl foster flock- try saying that fast three times.

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