Hello from Central Pennsylvania. :-)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wendymacdonald, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. wendymacdonald

    wendymacdonald New Egg

    Nov 18, 2016
    Hello everyone! My name is Wendy, and I'm a newbie chicken lover. :) I started this crazy chicken adventure when my friend (who runs our local feed store) said she had chicks that needed to be sold. I said "I want a few." I went with the intentions of buying just 4-6 birds. By the time I was done I had 12. lol I started with 3 RIRs (Bellatrix, Glo, and SusieQ), 3 light Brahmas (Everdeen, Primrose, and Pamela), 2 EEs (Katniss and Clove), and 4 buff Orpingtons (Bonita, Wanda, Rachel, and Shaye). I built an 8x8 coop for them, they have a big run, and are now free ranging from sunup to sundown. A friend gave me a little bantam seabrite something or other, who I named Professor Snape and a buff Brahma who I named Effie. Then he gave me another buff Brahma (Glimmer) and a Barred Rock (Spice). Just recently he gave me three more buff Brahmas (Luna, Fleur, and Ginny). Here are a few of the Nuggets.











    More pictures of the Nuggets, and my Coop building experience, are located on my blog at http://crazychickenslady.blogspot.com/
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2016
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. Seems like you have a great flock going, and thanks for sharing your pics - they look super.
    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=learning+centre and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Your birds are gorgeous, and I love the " McDonald's nuggets" aspect, but, don't think the Golden Arches will be thrilled
  4. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    It sounds like your friend is a real chicken enabler, lol. Beautiful photos of your flock...keep an eye out for photography contests that come around and enter some of those great pictures!
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Wendy, and :welcome! Great to have you aboard! You do indeed have beautiful birds and take great pictures. Enjoy your flock and thank you joining BYC! :)
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
    You have some gorgeous girls!
  8. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic Premium Member

    May 22, 2013
    Serving Jesus
    My Coop
    Hi and [​IMG] Its great to have you!
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under wendymacdonald [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!

    Your ‘Nuggets’ are beautiful! Having a friend who owns a feed store is definitely a bonus but it does not help if you are trying to avoid chicken-math [​IMG]
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am so glad you joined us, I do hope you will make yourself at home here. Enjoy BYC!

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