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Hello from Colorado Springs! (Chicken Newbie!)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jeckalantern, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. jeckalantern

    jeckalantern New Egg

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    (1) My parents and I have had chickens for 4 weeks, but otherwise we are complete newbies (after reading all the literature we could get our hands on, of course!)

    (2) We have 26 5-week old chicks

    (3) We chose breeds we thought would do well in a colder climate (Colorado):Auracana, Ostralorp, Dominique, Barred Rock, and Silver-laced Wyandotte.

    (4) Through my parents

    (5) I knit, garden, occasionally babysit my younger siblings, and read

    (6) I live in a large family of 7, we have 2 cats (outdoor), we live on 15 acres of land we are hoping to turn into a sustainable farm (moved out here a month ago).

    It's nice to be here, I hope to be able to get good advice, and when I'm qualified, give it!
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to the forum! [​IMG]

    That's so exciting that you all moved to a new home, and you didn't waste any time getting your chickens.
     
  3. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from south carolina/fla. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
     
  5. jcf3202

    jcf3202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from PA!
     
  6. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  8. the duck whisperer

    the duck whisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello & welcome to byc from NE Ohio
     
  9. FiveAcres

    FiveAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from NW Georgia!!
     
  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     

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