Hello from Central New York

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by strgazer0713, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. strgazer0713

    strgazer0713 New Egg

    Feb 3, 2014
    I have visited this site a few times and thought I should join in.
    Here is a little about our chickens: My son got me into chickens a few years ago, when he was four. We were given a young roo from a neighbor and a friend gave us six young hens. It was a learning experience for both of us as I have never owned chicks before. We soon went from 7 to 13 quickly when the chicks arrived in the stores in the spring. We even hatched 2 chicks of our own. But unfortunatly, two summers ago there was a weasel that went through a few barns around here, including ours and left us with two hens (which I posted a thread to ask what bred they are). My son was extremely upset.We completely remodeled the coop that was inside our horse barn with smaller fencing around it so no animal can get in. We also dug up around it a few inches to start the fencing below ground level. In the spring he picked out more chicks. So we have 2 roos and 12 hens. Then the one original hen we had was sitting on a clutch and hatched three of the six eggs two weeks ago. I never thought they would hatch in negative degree weather.
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens


    [​IMG] from Washington state glad you joined us!
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  4. msladyhawke

    msladyhawke Poultry Connoisseur

    Hello and welcome to BYC from Pennsylvania! [​IMG]
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    Welcome to BYC!
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.
  9. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you in the flock[​IMG]

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