Hello and meet my chicken-children

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickensAndMe, Jan 30, 2017.

  1. ChickensAndMe

    ChickensAndMe Just Hatched

    Dec 5, 2016
    Melbourne, Australia
    Hi everyone,
    I haven't got around to introducing myself, though I have been on the forum for about 11 weeks, ever since purchasing three peeping fluffy things in a shoebox late last year. My life has changed. Never had chickens before and am totally in love with these hilarious creatures.

    I live in Melbourne, Australia on a suburban block with an overgrown garden which is now a chicken paradise for my girls. I raised them for 6 weeks in a brooder box in my office... here they are asleep on my husband's lap (Mabel, Ethel and Princess Glenda):


    And here is their palatial enclosure:


    They also get free-range of the front garden:



    Oh, so beautiful!

    Thanks for all the help so far on this site. Its been brilliant!
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  2. AerieChickens

    AerieChickens Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2017
    North Carolina
    Beautiful birds!
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    G'day and so nice to meet you. Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock. BYC has a large Aussie community - the more the merrier. And a thread "Australia, six states and one funny little island," in case you get home sick.

    Your girls are lovely.
  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

    Jul 11, 2014
    Orrock township, Minnesota
    Welcome t BYC

    Nice pictures!


    They look perfectly spoiled.:cool:

    Oh and try to meet Teila. She is from the sun stealing clan...down there somewhere.
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2017
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day Neighbour [​IMG] Welcome!

    Aaaaw, your girls are adorable!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  6. ChickensAndMe

    ChickensAndMe Just Hatched

    Dec 5, 2016
    Melbourne, Australia
    Hi everyone and Teila, my fellow Aussie :)

    Nice to meet you all and enjoy/share chicken tales. Yes, my girls are spoilt! We have a neighbour nearby who has chooks and doesn't even given them names... he would think I'm crazy if he saw me lying on my lawn singing to my girls, ha ha.
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member


    My neighbours gave up on me a long time ago! [​IMG]
  8. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thanks for the lovely intro and pictures. And thanks for joining us!
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Beautiful and happy flock! Thanks for posting!!
  10. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

    May 4, 2016
    Somewhere in the Universe
    Welcome to BYC!

    Great to have you with us. Your chickens are pretty! [​IMG]

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