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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CoMtnMan, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. CoMtnMan

    CoMtnMan Hatching

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    I am brand new to this chicken game...My wife's friend has a coop, and so she got this wild idea that we needed some too. I played along (like a good husband does), built a coop, insulated it, and fenced in the yard. I told her that the chickens were her pets and I was not going to care for them, but I have to admit I have really started to enjoy our flock. We started with an adoption of 3 bantam silkie hens and 1 roo. They are the best, calm, great with the kids, not great layers but fun anyways. We then added one RIR and two Cali Whites. And most recently picked up 5 cross breed girls called "cherry eggers". This has all been over the past 2 weeks and we are getting about 5 eggs a day, but the cherry eggers are just settling in. All the girls have been getting along well and the roo is hilarious. I'm not sure if it is because he is fun sized or just hoarse but his crow sounds like a battery powered toy dying a miserable death. This forum is fantastic, as I have had many questions that I have been able to find great answers to. Thanks for being here.
     

  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Welcome to BYC from Connecticut! Happy to hear you've grown attached to your flock, it's always just a matter of time! [​IMG]
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  3. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Songster

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  4. blueggsandspam

    blueggsandspam In the Brooder

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  5. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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  7. jtbrown

    jtbrown Songster

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    My husband also said " I will build it, but they are yours". But he is now smitten with them! Good husbands, or good wives for such great ideas [​IMG]. Welcome glad you are here!
     

  8. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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  9. MSDeb

    MSDeb Songster

    Welcome to BYC.
     
  10. chickflick

    chickflick Crowing

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