Hello, I'm a "newby"

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mamabear66, May 25, 2012.

  1. Mamabear66

    Mamabear66 In the Brooder

    I'm a "newby" to chicken raising and country living. I'm rather excited to grow knowledge and look forward to learning and what not. Btw, I recently brought home 30 chicks, a few Easter Eggers, a few Sex links and ONE Rhode Island Red. YES, very eager, I know. Any and all guidance will be appreciated. Thank You.

    -Just call me, Mamabear
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Congrats and have fun. :thumbsup
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

    Dec 22, 2009
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité

    Jun 28, 2011
    Tipperary, Ireland
    Hello and welcome to BYC!
  6. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Songster

    Nov 10, 2010
    Congress, AZ
    My Coop
    30 chicks!! You started out right!!!
  7. Mamabear66

    Mamabear66 In the Brooder

    LOL, Yes, my bf was quite overwhelmed when he realized how many I brought home. I blame my kids. No one told me how fast they grow! It has been amazing. I do remind my kids that even though we have egg laying chickens and that is their main pupose, we will ALSO be eating them...especially the overly rowdy ones. We plan to keep a few STRICTLY as pets and will gradually let our number go down a bit. It has been nothing but joy for us thus far, extremely entertaining. I'm glad/thankful that picking out chicks w/o any research(not recommended) that I ended up w docile, easy going breed and good layers. I can't wait to see what color of eggs I get w my "Americanas". Any and all suggestions are welcome. So far, chicks seem happy.

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