Hello from the rolling hills of the PNW!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RainRootShine, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. RainRootShine

    RainRootShine Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2014
    Portland, OR
    Hello! I'm not quite sure what this whole introductory thing is about, but I figured I'd give it a shot!
    My boyfriend and I recently jumped on the chicken wagon last april, with our first purchase of two Cuckoo Marans chicks from Wilco on a whim. We went about it in a rather unconventional way, raising them in our small college room and all (Luckily we made it through unscathed, and without any bummer upper respiratory ailments!) None the less, we grew to love them very much, and I assume they benefited from the ultra-socialization of living in a college abode! We decided to name them Pea and Sprout, which ended up suiting them all to well, as Pea is a bit of a pea-brain, yet such a little lover! Sprout showed to be a little more sassy, but has warmed up in the last few months. Well... since we introduced the new flock and all.
    I graduated from college this last month, and we decided to make the big move back up to Portland Oregon, where we scored a sweet little plot of urban land. We promptly set to searching craigslist for a decent deal on an already laying flock. The woman who previously owned the land on which we now reside, raised chickens as well, and left a beautiful set up, of which we intend to take great advantage of. With a little bit of daily searching, an all too perfect deal fell into my lap, and before I knew it, I drove my boyfriends truck out to pick up a flock of 13 new chickens. It seemed like a little bit of a crazy leap, but I have been determined to make it work.
    So pretty much, here I find myself, a month into the rest of my life, counting my lucky stars for the opportunity to tend to such brilliant little beings! I look forward to learning more about these lovely ladies through the wonderful lot of you all on this miraculous site! Can't wait to hear from all of the other wonderful chicken-lovers this world has to offer.


    -Angela R.
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright Angela, [​IMG] great to have you joining the flock [​IMG]


    Here is some of my flock [​IMG]


    And some of the bigger one's [​IMG]

    gander007 [​IMG]
  3. RainRootShine

    RainRootShine Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2014
    Portland, OR
    Thanks Gander007!

    And my goodness, what a beautiful flock you have! Such cuties!
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    My goodness - you are instant chicken parents. Lucky for you there is the Learning Center above, and many forums loaded with great information for you. You will probably head for "Raising backyard chickens," etc. Congratulations - enjoy your flock [​IMG]
  5. Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop

    Welcome to BYC and enjoy your babies!
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Chickens that went to college, I like it! Good luck with your new flock.

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