Hello from Indiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by meekasmom, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. meekasmom

    meekasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2010
    Elkhart, IN
    I discovered BYC and am so glad to have joined this forum. I always wanted a few chickens since moving on some acreage. My husband said "NO". This spring 2 hens wandered out of no where in my backyard and I caught them and they have been herre ever since. I named them Henny Penny & Henrietta. I think they are Golden Buffs and they each lay a jumbo egg everyday. My husband became attached to them and built them a "chicken condo" from a plan we saw on the BYC website. I love my hens. They know their names and come running to me when I call them. I let them free range during the day. For the winter they have a heated waterer, heating pad and lights on a timer in their condo. With what we have spent building and equipting the hens; I figure my eggs are worth about $40 a dozen. In the spring I would like to get a couple more hens. I'm glad to have found this group because I still have alot to learn.
  2. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2010
    Columbus Ohio
  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    I was sitting in the run the other day and was thinking about how it reminds me of an aquarium. There is constant activity, little humming (buuuurk) noises, sedative contentment... It is a good healthy addiction.
    Welcome to BYC!
  4. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

    Jul 8, 2008
    Greencastle, In
    [​IMG] I'm in Indiana also
  5. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    Central Oregon
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    warm welcome from an imp in Washington

    We're glad you found us too, and good of you to take Henny Penny and Henrietta in.

  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio.
  8. Little peeper

    Little peeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2010
    Oskaloosa, KS
    Hello and [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    [​IMG] from Ohio

    Happy Holidays

    From S&N Livestock and ThePoultryBarn

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