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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by APK1, Sep 28, 2016.

  1. APK1

    APK1 Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone!
    I'm Alexis and I've been lurking a long time, but since we've finally made the leap and purchased 3 laying hens this weekend, I figured I'd make myself official.

    I've wanted hens for a while, just had to have a the right space for them. We finally had a yard that would support the coop on top of all the other 'stuff' that goes along with a family and a husband that wood works.

    Our girls are about 16 weeks, and we've gotten 3 eggs out of them. Had to replace one of the girls, as one was just dead the morning after we got them. Farm was exceptionally understanding about the situation and replaced her without issue. Still not sure what killed her. Newbie is still lurking up in the coop, guess she'll come down when she's ready.

    Thanks for allowing me to lurk for so long prior to joining! The Coops section is EXTREMELY addicting. :)

    Hope everyone has a great afternoon!
    Alexis
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    Welcome, Alexis, so glad you've joined us!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Alexis, and :welcome. Pleased you joined our community! Sounds like a pretty nice farmer to replace that hen. Hope you are enjoying those farm fresh eggs. Best wishes to you and your flock! :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Alexis, hope you will enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do. [​IMG]
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Alexis and welcome to our community - great that you have joined us, after lurking for a while (I think that most of us did the same). Hope all works out well with your new flock.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  8. APK1

    APK1 Just Hatched

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    Good morning -
    I think he was just as surprised as we were that she had died. Plus, at the end of the day - he is a business, so I'm sure that he was worried about reputation.

    Cheers-
    Alexis
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your hen, but glad to hear the farm was so willing to replace her for you! That is a good of them.
     
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    :welcome
     

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