Hello from Northeast OK

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by twindaddy43, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. twindaddy43

    twindaddy43 In the Brooder

    Jul 7, 2011
    NE, OK
    I would like to thank everyone in advance for the advice given and questions answered.

    A little about me.

    I am the proud father of twin boys who were born this February. They are some happy and healthy babies and Mom and I are enjoying life. We recently built our first house and are just getting started on our little farm.

    A little about my chicken habit.

    I recently went to order a few chickens online and before my wife new it I had 25 chickens on the way from ideal poultry. I ordered 12 pullets from their rare breed assortment, 4 pullelts from their surprise special, 4 pullets from their assorted Hamburgs, 2 Rhode Island Red pullets, and 2 Cochin roosters(I just love those birds). I know I have alot of work ahead of me but so far everything has fell into place. All 25 chickens arrived healthy and I have yet to lose a one. I am currently building a chicken coop which will hopefully be finished this weekend. I am very excited to see how these guys turn out and very excited for my boys to get to interact with them once they can walk and play a little on their feet. All the grandparents are even ready to buy some eggs from the boys once my hens get to laying.

    I would like to think the people from backyard chickens for putting this site up and giving the small chicken farmer a great resource. And I would once again like to thank everyone in advance for you input.


  2. Leia's Chickens

    Leia's Chickens A Sunkissed Delight

    Jun 20, 2010
  3. 3chimama

    3chimama Songster 8 Years

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    Welcome from Oregon and have fun when those chicks arrive!
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.

  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  6. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member 8 Years

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
  7. SoFluffy

    SoFluffy Chirping

    Jun 18, 2011
    [​IMG] from Australia! Enjoy your chicken [​IMG]

  8. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Songster

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Welcome! sounds like u plunged headfirst into chicken owning! [​IMG]
  9. twindaddy43

    twindaddy43 In the Brooder

    Jul 7, 2011
    NE, OK
    Here are my chicks, I've only identified a few of the chicks as most of my chicks are rare breed surprises and surprise specials.

    So far I know I have 2 Rhode Island Reds, 1 Turken, 2 Cochin (I believe one is black and the other I can't tell if he is black but he has different colored wings), 1 Brahma, and I have a grayish chick who I believe is a blue andalusian. Anyway take a look at my chicks and tell me what you think.



  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]

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