Hello from VA!! New backyard chicken 'farmers'

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by markandamy06, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. markandamy06

    markandamy06 Out Of The Brooder

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    We just took on our new status as "half acre chicken farmers" a few weeks ago -- we love our chickens! We "inherited" a 5 yr and 2 yr old buff orphington from a friend of mine who could no longer care for them. Then we got a beautiful EE rooster to go along with them. Most recently, we've hatched 8 precious Barred Rock chicks (so excited!!) who are now almost 2 weeks old. And we've also taken on 2 more buff orphington pullets, 6 mos old.

    My husband and his friend built our 8x10 coop and a run. We live in VA and just love everything about chickens so far. We will also be getting some buff orphington chicks in the coming weeks.

    Happy to be part of the BY Chicken's community! :)
     
  2. love2grinchicke

    love2grinchicke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm pretty new as well, and I'm also in VA. We're on ten acres, and I agree that Barred Rocks are precious! We've bought five chicks, and just hatched from the eggs of those chicks. We now have another BR, named Mr. Fernando, hatch on Sunday.
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. MaddiesMum

    MaddiesMum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congratulations on the new additions! [​IMG]
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. markandamy06

    markandamy06 Out Of The Brooder

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    Aww, how precious!! Lucky that you live on 10 acres though ;) I fear that our small 1/2 acre may be taken over by more farm animals soon!! [​IMG]

    Thank you for all of the lovely welcomes :D
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined us!
     
  9. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
  10. RetroCoop

    RetroCoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! We are new here to and from Virginia! :frow
     

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