Happy cluckin from appalachian SW VA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cknldy, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Cknldy

    Cknldy Songster

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    I'm good with my animals but not so great with computer stuff so feel free to laugh at my mistakes:D I finally talked my better half into letting me get chicks this past April and my obsession began! Started w/ 6 straight run rir. Ended up 3 darkie chicks roosters and 3 "lighty" chicks hens. When old enough to tell difference 2 roos got put out of coop and became known as 'free' and 'range'. I never heard of lapdog roosters until then! Coon snatched 1 then a month later fox knabbed the other. Got 3 free bg crosses from neighbor during summer. (My better half didn't like this surprise so I had to build THEIR coop by myself:rolleyes: Better half finally came around to my hobby but says he 'ain't never seen nobody care for chickens like you do!' I know it's not the -right- time of year but we got 6 eggs due to hatch friday! So excited
     

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello and welcome to BYC from Kentucky. Congratulations and best wishes for a successful hatch rate. We just had fifteen hatch about three weeks ago. Mommy and some of her babies in image below!


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  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    WELCOME TO BYC!
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  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, Cknldy, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Sorry you lost Free and Range to predators - they are everywhere!! Hope you have a successful hatch!!
     

  8. Cknldy

    Cknldy Songster

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    Thanks everyone! Those kentucky chicks are beautiful. I have a chicken wish list and buff silkies are on it. Maybe I won't have eggs in the cardboard box if I had a fluffy puffball to mommy them:) Since chickens are MY hobby and not my better half's, I have to build all coops, etc as my wishlist gets shorter. I don't mind a bit!
     
  9. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Sounds like your'e doing a great job! I admire anyone who can build coops on their own. :lol:

    I hope you find all the info you need here, and enjoy the site. :D
     

  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Good luck with hatch! :thumbsup
     

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