Hello from the high Desert in Eastern Washington

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CowboysAngel, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. CowboysAngel

    CowboysAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I'm technically new here, as I just joined but I have been visiting the site for over a year now. I found the site, after doing some frantic searching as to why two of my day old chicks from the store up and died on me...Turned out thanks to information from this site the poor lil things had pasty butt, I sure wish the guy had given out a short instruction sheet with my chicks. But all was not lost, I was able to catch it on one of my two remaining Americana's and saved her little life.

    Now I have 16 chickens...1 Americana Roo, 1 Americana hen, 2 Rhode island red hens, 2 gold sex link hens, 1 mystery hen...she was my first, i got her as an adult and the owner had no clue what she is and I don't either..., 1 buff orpington, 5 Americana crosses...They were hatched out by one of the Rhode island reds in December, but I can't guarantee they were all her eggs, they tend to share nesting spots, she had disappeared around the 1st of December and I thought she was dead till she showed up outta the blue with 11 lil babies in tow...we lost 5 to illness, and 1 to a skunk (dh shot him). And tonight I brought home one Sussex, and a Cochin/Maran Cross (if I understood the lady right) and 1 more mystery roo that is half the size of Doc, he has a few feathers on his legs and 5 toes but no spurs, his tail feathers are a cream color laced with a kinda reddish gold at the base of his tail between the bottom of where his wings meet on his back he has a puff of white fluff that reminds me of silkies...and smaller than most of my hens, but that doesn't stop him any...

    I'll post pics of the mystery's and the babies in the appropriate thread when I get a chance.

    I also got a Bronze Jake, he;ll be a year in July, and Two Bronze hens, one is about a year, the other is about 3....

    I've apparently gone bird crazy...lol I also want ducks, and geese...
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, CowboysAngel, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! Sounds like you have some great chickens! Best of luck and have fun!
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Glad to have you aboard!
     
  6. CowboysAngel

    CowboysAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all! Glad to Be here! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. CowboysAngel

    CowboysAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

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