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Hello from Central Missouri!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DogCatChickMom, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. DogCatChickMom

    DogCatChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2016
    Centertown, MO
    One of my coworkers has chickens and I have been visiting her house a lot recently and she is going to order more... She easily talked me into getting a few Easter Eggers of my own! They are due to be hatched on Leap Day (one of my favorite days!!). I've really enjoyed this site, learning about everyone's chickens. I did some looking at some tractors and found one I liked, we are just about done with it! It will be a bit before my girls move in but I seriously can't wait to get them! Just under a week now!
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! How exciting for you to be waiting on your new chicks!! I'm sure you will enjoy them very much, they are lots of fun to raise and very rewarding too. It's great as you watch them grow and develop their own personalities and ways.

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your new chicken adventure. Be sure to ask any questions that you have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Some tractors are easy to tip over by predators. Preds can also dig under them and get inside.
  5. DogCatChickMom

    DogCatChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2016
    Centertown, MO
    We could possibly keep it stationary sometime in the future but for now it's really quite big and heavy. I don't have wheels yet because I'm trying to figure out a good way to install them without the run being raised. Still investigating :) As for now it's pick up and move only, and not alone lol
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    Congratulations on getting your first flock!
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run.
  9. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Welcome to BYC and all the best with your impending chicken keeping journey - you'll love it, I'm sure [​IMG]

    All the best
  10. DogCatChickMom

    DogCatChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2016
    Centertown, MO
    Thanks everyone! My girls are still inside but this is the most fascinating thing ever! If I could figure out how to post a video (might try tonight) we were having "free time" (when I lay down a blanket and they roam the bathroom and "play") and I got some cute slow motion video's of a few of them taking off! Hard to believe 8 day old chicks are that advanced!

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