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Hello from Arizona!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by busybecca, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. busybecca

    busybecca Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 10, 2011
    Hello all,

    First of all - thank you for this site! When our family decided to finally enter the wonderful world of chickens, we realized we are completely clueless, and completely excited. We have really been thankful for the information on this site.
    We have 4 new members of our family - 2 Rhode Island Reds (Pippa and Cutie) and 2 New Hampshire Reds (Cinnamon and Scarlett). They are 21 1/2 weeks old. We call them "the girls" since I am outnumbered by my 2 boys and their daddy! My girls love our leftover veggies and we just clipped their wings for the first time with no drama! We also have 2 inside cats and 2 sweet dogs (that have to come inside when the girls have "yard time"). We still haven't seen any eggs, but all of the chickens try to fit in the nesting boxes together - they are like a little herd which is so funny to watch. We did lose one Rhode Island Red to the heat we assume, (it was over 114 F.) a few weeks ago which broke our hearts, but all the other ones have always been healthy, strong and very sweet.
    We are anxiously awaiting the first eggs - my facebook account details the wait much to my friends dismay! [​IMG]
    I do have one question - I totally want the red hooded shirt "My pet makes me breakfast" but I noticed that it is only in XL. Is there some more to come so I can proudly display my new found addiction and love for my girls? [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2011
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from TX [​IMG]
  3. busybecca

    busybecca Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 10, 2011
    Thank you!
  4. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!!
  5. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    [​IMG] from NY
  6. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
  8. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

    Nov 11, 2008
    Welcome to BYC!
  9. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! So glad you joined the "flock".
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. You can PM one of the moderators so they can get an answer for you. [​IMG]

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