Granny New Egg

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by vintageozarks, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. My forum status says I'm a new egg but I've been here quite awhile. I am still a new egg because I haven't made that many posts. My heart swells with love whenever I am near chickens or see chickens or even see a picture of a chicken. But as any chicken person knows, when you lose a chicken to a predictor or to circumstances, heartbreak follows. It wasn't very long after I joined BYC forum that I went through that heartbreak and until now, it was too painful to visit this forum.

    But we are now trying to build our next chicken coop so we can get chickens this spring. I had Bantams before. such sweet little chickens and so smart. I could watch them for hours and enjoy every minute of it. This time I want to try some different breeds. P. Allen Smith has a favorite chicken which he adores and it was black and white mottled looking. Not sure of its breed. I want good egg layers this time so I may go with Rhode Island Reds. I am getting very excited and my husband says I am finally starting to enjoy life again, even laughing once in a while. Which is true. I have missed having chickens -- hearing their gentle clucking, watching their beautiful shapes move around the yard, visiting them during the day and saying goodnight to them each evening.
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi, glad you joined in [​IMG]
  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  4. CheerioLounge

    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2011
    California High Desert
    [​IMG] from Twentynine Palms in the California high desert!
  5. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    [​IMG] from Ohio
  6. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Happy to have you aboard!

  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    Glad your joining in with the posts. I was quiet the first few years as well.
  8. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

    Aug 3, 2011
    Long Island, NY
    [​IMG] back, from Long Island!
  9. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Washington State glad you joined us!
    I feel the same way you do about chickens, I just hate when our hearts have to break!
  10. gamelife

    gamelife Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 6, 2011
    Once a chicken person, always a chicken person. Glad to hear from you.

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