Having fun with chickens in TX!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chicky-dees, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. Chicky-dees

    Chicky-dees Chirping

    Oct 6, 2011
    Hello! I've been 'peeping' in and researching your site for some time, as I began raising chickens for the first time earlier this year. What a wonderful nest of information! I've raised other types of fowl for a few years, and many other animals (I have quite a little collection of critters here on the ranch) but never thought about raising chickens. Well, now I'm hooked and am really enjoying my fresh-egg omelettes on Saturday mornings. How did I ever live without them?

    My family and I plan to expand our little flock of pet hens to a more productive flock to provide eggs and meat starting next spring. Of course, there is no way we can eat the first fab 5 - they are too much like family members. I can't wait to get to know everyone and am looking forward to learning more as the seasons pass. What a great site!

    W from TX

  2. Pinky

    Pinky Songster

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    Hi and [​IMG] ! Glad you could join us [​IMG]
  3. dsquawker

    dsquawker Chirping

    Oct 1, 2011
    Bluegrass State
    All right! Welcome aboard. How many acres is your ranch? Sounds fabulous. So glad that you've finally gotten into chickens! Yipee.
  4. [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]

  5. [​IMG]
    Another Texan, Welcome. I'm near Austin myself. You're correct. This is a great forum.

    OldGuy43 [​IMG]
  6. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!!
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.

  8. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

    [​IMG] Hi, from Big Bear Calif, always good to meet another feather brainier. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Songster

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    [​IMG] from Houston, TX

  10. MSDeb

    MSDeb Songster

    Welcome to BYC.

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