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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by meganrebecs, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. meganrebecs

    meganrebecs Hatching

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    Hi everyone!

    I'm very egg-cited to be a part of the chicken world!! I just set my 10 eggs in the incubator on Monday. 4 BCM's, 3 Americauna's and 3 Mille fleur d''uccles. Shipped eggs so I'm keeping my fingers crossed. This is my first time hatching and owning chickens so I hope I'm not in over my head! Technically it's illegal to have chickens in the city I live in but I know lots of people who do..so I'm keeping my fingers crossed for understanding neighbours. Since I only plan on having 3 or 4 hens, I've decided to keep it on the low down and not mention it for now. The neighbours are all pretty cool...but you never know. I mostly operate under the adage that sometimes "it's better to ask for forgiveness then permission!" I figure if and when they realize that a few feathered friends have moved in, I will have already proven that they are not a nuisance and not smelly and they will all be okay with it......I hope. :) Keeping my fingers crossed on this also. Have almost finished my coop..built it using scrap wood salvaged from my boyfriend's house. Once i figure out how to post pictures I'll post in coop section.
     

  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Welcome and good luck! [​IMG]
     
  3. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Songster

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  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Oh no, a new Incu-Addict! Out to convert the rest of us. Oh the humanity.
     
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    Lolita Songster

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  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. I like the way you think. [​IMG]
     
  7. Chickaholic

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    [​IMG] from Washington!! Good luck with your new babies, I am on my first hatch right now [​IMG] for you and me [​IMG]
     

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