Greetings from Sunny Southern Cal

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hens4Fun, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. Hens4Fun

    Hens4Fun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2009
    Sacramento, California
    New member to BYC, but have used it as a resource for years. It's an awesome site! I've had chickens for 5 years in an upscale Orange County suburb .... hahaha a curiosity to everyone around here! They can look at me funny, but I totally LOVE my chickens. And believe me, strange looks or not, they all want my girls' eggs [​IMG]. I recently added 9 new chicks and crossing my fingers that a few of them are not male. Two were unsexed (Houdan and Silkie) and I still can't tell...only 5-6 weeks old. And two were supposed to be sexed (EE's) but are decidedly bossy and square-off against each other!! One in particular picks on all the other chicks pretty much all the time. Sigh. None of the other chicks have this behavior and none of my older hens did either. I'm hoping it turns out to be the Queen B*$$* and has just been establishing a pecking order. At any rate, I will be sorely disappointed if a potential of 4 out of the 9 are lil guys. [​IMG] I realllly need to have a quiet, happy hen house. But until they crow I am having a huge hoot of a time watching them grow leaps and bounds every day [​IMG]
  2. herefordlovinglady

    herefordlovinglady It Is What It Is

    Jun 23, 2009
    Welcome from Georgia....
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
  4. TheGoldenRoo

    TheGoldenRoo A Crazy and Fun Chicken

    Oct 15, 2009
  5. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    [​IMG] from UT! Glad you joined us!
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    [​IMG] from WI. Nice to have you...
  7. Brick243

    Brick243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2008
    Southeast Oklahoma
    [​IMG] From Oklahoma
  8. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    MY neighbors called code enforcement... and the chickens don't even live here at my house! THEY won't be getting any eggs! [​IMG] Good to have you here! This place is a hoot and a half.
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from washington

    Congrats on the new chicks

  10. Hens4Fun

    Hens4Fun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2009
    Sacramento, California
    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! [​IMG]

    Trying to avoid someone calling code enforcement ... luckily this city is still zoned for farm animals from days gone by, but I really do not want my neighbors to be disturbed ... so keeping my fingers crossed! One 'roo would probably be ok (as people seem to stay behind closed doors and windows all the time...boring) ... but more than one 'roo and, yikes, I may have problems.

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