Hello from Texas!


7 Years
May 24, 2012
Bertram Tx
I googled a question about one of my hen's laying habits (she has started laying 2 good eggs every day) and Back Yard Chickens came up as one of the responses. I am so glad I found you!

I have been raising chickens for about 4 years now. We live in the center of our town so I try and keep my flock down to 5 or 6 at a time to be considerate to my neighbors.

Our chickens are our babies; they are named and, as you can see by my profile picture, quite spoiled. The rooster, Stinker, has no idea he is a chicken. Due to a catastrophic incident that occurred when he was about 6 months old he spend several months indoors and believes he is somewhere between a dog, cat and possibly a rare parrot. Long story. Our current hens: Mindy, Mandy and Suzy are very personable and quite friendly.

Suzy is the one that brought me to this forum, since she has decided to consistently lay 2 eggs per day for the past month and it had me concerned. She had done this occasionally for the past 6 months and had me going crazy wondering if someone else's chicken was getting into the pen. Both eggs are hard shelled, just a little smaller than normal (the others are laying jumbo size eggs) and she doesn't look or feel undernourished.

So, thank you Suzy for helping me find Back Yard Chickens!


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8 Years
Aug 26, 2011
Hello and :welcome

Glad to have you on board! I love your description of Stinker, that's very cute. :p
Also interesting to hear about the 2 eggs a day, that I imagine would be pretty cool.

Don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and enjoy the site. :frow

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