Hello From A New Chicken Mama In NJ!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AnnieAlbright, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. AnnieAlbright

    AnnieAlbright Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband and I just brought home a half dozen adorable chickies which are happily lounging and playing around their brooder; 1 cuckoo marans, 1 dominique, 1 RIR, 1 NH, & 2 Ameraucanas. All are 2 days old except for the marans and NH which are about 2 weeks old. We purchased them from our local Agway who gets them from Ideal. [​IMG]

    I was stalking this site for a while before we took the plunge and the information available has been so helpful. We have about 2 acres in beautiful Monmouth County and I can't wait until our coop is set up and they are old enough to enjoy the backyard. I am planning on letting them roam the yard (about 1 acre fenced) when I am home and coop them at night. About a 1/2 acre is wooded- trees, brush, thorn bushes, etc- will we have to worry about them getting hurt or do they instinctively not play in thorn bushes? [​IMG] There is also an in-ground pool that does not have a separate fence. Any issues there?

    Thank you all in advance for the great info on this site and (hopefully) answers to my questions.

    Have a fantastic 4th of July weekend![​IMG]

    Annie

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    Last edited: Jul 1, 2011
  2. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Michigan! Cute babies [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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  5. Whitehouse Tech

    Whitehouse Tech Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  7. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Ga. Sounds like you have a good mix. Good Luck. NPIP Ga.-1211
     
  8. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from NC [​IMG]
     
  9. RGBistro

    RGBistro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay, welcome from Southern CA! [​IMG]

    I'm a week ahead of you, as of today, my chicks are 9 days old. [​IMG]

    - Kim
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     

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