Hello from Northern Colorado!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by thunderwagn, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. thunderwagn

    thunderwagn Songster

    Sep 6, 2009
    1st post here. What a great site! I have been lurkin around for a few months, then registered and lurked some more lol. Just too much information to grasp all at once...which is a good thing. We currently have a "few" chickens. 17 standards-RIR, B.Rock, Welsummer, Dominique, B. Orpington, Americauna. All pullets and 1 cockerel. We have a silky trio and 14 silky offspring that are about 9wks. My daughter got a great deal on them from the breeder. It was just supposed to be a trio, but he really wanted to get someone else to raise the chicks which were only a couple days old. What 11yr old girl could pass that up lol! Then we have 4 SC White Leghorn Bantams. My daughter won reserve champ at her 4-h show with one of those. And my newest edition, Black Old English Game Bantam trio. I got them from a breeder in TN. Very nice I think. All that being said and all my flock...I am a total newbie and got lots of Q's lol!
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington

    Congrats on the chickens and joining us

  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us!
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Well...your intro. may be new, but you sound like you're old hat when it comes to chickens. Welcome to you from Indiana!! [​IMG]
  5. coloradochick

    coloradochick Songster

    Dec 19, 2007
    Brighton, CO
    Hey thunderwgn [​IMG] from Arvada! Did you guys get snowed in yesterday? I heard up north they got quite a bit more than we did down here.

  6. Festa X11

    Festa X11 In the Brooder

    Oct 11, 2009
    Lincolnshire Wolds UK
    Hello from a fellow newbie
  7. thunderwagn

    thunderwagn Songster

    Sep 6, 2009
    Quote:Not snowed in, but bitter cold here in the Loveland area! I don't think we saw 25 yesterday and the low was about 12 early am! Thanks for the warm welcome everyone. I am 42 and get most of my poultry knowledge from a 13 yr. old fellow 4-h'r who is sharp as tack, and was taken under the wing of some old timers. He is for sure a nice resource and thankful to have him as a family friend!
  8. silkypie

    silkypie Songster

    Aug 17, 2009
    Plant City, FL
    [​IMG] from FL!

    This is a wonderful place to ask tons of questions!
  9. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Songster

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
  10. corancher

    corancher Songster

    Apr 18, 2007
    Welcome from Calhan, Colorado. Sounds like the poulty bug has bitten you guys.

    I wondering what happened to the nicer today with temps in the 50s. Everything is frozen solid. With our Colorado weather we could be back in the 70s tomorrow. [​IMG]

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