Hello from Fresno, CA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by echlfan, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. echlfan

    echlfan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2009
    Fresno, California
    Hi, my name is Jen. A friend got me addicted to chickens. I just ordered chicks from Ideal. I split it with the friend who got me hooked. I got 6 ameraucanas. She got a variety. We will sell of the rest on craigs list after we have the ones we want picked out. We get them in 2-3 weeks.

    I have my brooder set up in the garage waiting for them. My husband brought home a produce box that is pallet sized. I used thick screening for windows as a "mosquito net" style covering to keep them in.

    My husband isn't to excited, but I didn't give him a choice, lol. As long as I don't make him do the dirty work, he will be fine.
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2009
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington. You picked a great time to post.
  3. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    A love of chickens seems to "rub off" on a lot of family members who aren't exactly sure about them at first. [​IMG] They're too cute and too fun to resist!

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  4. echlfan

    echlfan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2009
    Fresno, California
    I will have to find sly ways of getting him to love them, lol.
  5. chickieboy

    chickieboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2008
    broken bow
    hello and welcome from broken bow okla
  6. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome. It's nice to have more Californians here. I have family in Visalia, to the South. They say since I have chickens, I should move to the valley. Not for now.

    Your husband sounds like mine. It took me talking about wanting them for years for him to give in. We have 2 chicks right now and he checks in on them all the time. They are growing on him.
  7. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  8. RooManRed

    RooManRed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2008
    Albany Ga.
    [​IMG] from south Georgia
  9. andehens

    andehens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2008
    Scenic Sierra Nevadas
    [​IMG] from a couple of hours south!
  10. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY

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