Hello from Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Janrhy, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. Janrhy

    Janrhy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello to all.... I am a newbie to this site, and also a newbie to having chickens. My daughters 4th birthday this past October she wanted a pet. We decided on getting 25 chickens (2 of them roosters). We ordered them as peeps at 2-3 days old and had a great run with them ever since. There was a period of time where we lost a few, not realizing they needed grit to stay alive, oop's. BUT, we currently have 16, one of them is a rooster and they are RIR's. We have greatly enjoyed having these chickens as pets, and are soon awaiting our first egg being laid. I am so excited! The rooster is crowing, and sounds so funny, I hope he still has some practicing until he gets better. I found this site by googling questions I have had about the chickens thus far, and have found great information, THANK YOU BACKYARD CHICKENS!!! I was excited to finally register.

    A little about me, I am 33 years old (today) with a husband of almost 7 years and a 4 year old daughter and 2 year old son. We live in PA in the mountains and love being secluded to raise our little family and our slowly growing farm. I do still have some questions about the chickens, but I will save them for the right forums, so you will be seeing more of me in the weeks and years to come. Thanks so much for all the warm welcomes!

    Janna
     
  2. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    where in Pa are you?[​IMG]
     
  3. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC and Happy Birthday!!! [​IMG]
    Its nice to meet you and I'll enjoy seeing you around!
     
  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

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  5. Janrhy

    Janrhy Out Of The Brooder

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    I am halfway between Harrisburg and State College, and thank you!
     
  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
     
  7. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    From Old Town, Maine
     
  8. cottagegarden

    cottagegarden Eggistentialist

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    Welcome Pa Chicken Friend
     
  9. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    [​IMG] from Thurmont MD.
     
  10. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello [​IMG] & Welcome to BYC from NC
     

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