Hello from West Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by teeville5, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    Well, we finally did it. We stopped talking about having chickens and now have 20 of the cutest chickies. We went to TSC one day and saw that they had the week old chicks on special because they had received new 1 day olds and we dove right in. We've had them for 2 weeks now and I just love them. I never thought I would ever become attached to chickens, but they are definitely my girls (and 1 boy too!) I'm not 100% sure as to what breeds they are because they were all put together in one bin, but I think I have a good idea. Originally I thought I had 10 barred rocks, 5 Rhode Island, and 5 buff orpingtons, but I was a bit off. I'm taking their colors and their feathers as clues to what they really are so I now think I have 9 barred rocks, 3 Rhode Island, 3 New Hampshires, 1 black barely barred chick, 2 undetermined red chicks, and 2 undetermined yellow chicks. [​IMG]
    I've been having a great time watching them. It was also quite an experience when I started to give them some feed from my hand. They love to jump up and perch from it. They are currently in our basement because we are still way too cold here for them to be outside, but I would love to see how they act once I can give them some outdoor playtime. So far, I am a very happy chickie-momma and loving every minute with them.[​IMG]
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Congrats and good luck with your new chicks. They do bring a lot of joy and future eggs. [​IMG]
  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

  4. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2009
    Newaygo Michigan
  5. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

    Oct 7, 2010
    Central, Illinois
  6. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  8. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca and [​IMG]
  9. Cacciatore

    Cacciatore Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2011
    San Pablo, CA
    Welcome from Northern California. [​IMG]
  10. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    [​IMG] from Indiana! [​IMG]
    Congratz onthe deal with the babies!


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