Hello from AZ

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jyurina, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. jyurina

    jyurina Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all, I am new to the backyard chicken phase though I got the bug many years ago when I hatched out chickens in an incubator for my preschool class. Now I am building my own flock the same way. My summer school class and I hatched out 6 chickens in July and they all live with me now. Unfortunately at least half of them are rooster! But I will add to the hens because there is nothing like fresh pastured eggs! Glad to be here availing myself of the wisdom of other chicken lovers.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] watch those roosters. Excessive rooster attention can cause stress and possibly physical injury to your hens.
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
  4. jyurina

    jyurina Out Of The Brooder

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    Well...according to the other posters I only have ONE hen! And I can't have roosters here in the city so they will all be leaving us the weekend. Which also means I will be looking for more chickens since I can't have one poor little hen:( Grrr
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    That's the one drawback to hatching eggs - we always get too many roosters. [​IMG]
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, jyurina, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Sorry you had so many roosters in your hatch! Better luck with future hatchlings!
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  8. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  9. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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