Hello! New chicken owner here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BoliverKegnails, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. BoliverKegnails

    BoliverKegnails New Egg

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    This is my first time owning chickens, my parents and grandparents have for years but I figured its time to start my own! Picked up 2 Ameraucana's and 8 Buff Oprington's. They are a week old and I am slowly working on my coop in the mean time. I have started with a nice big Army Tac box with heat lamp, chicken starter, a patch of grass with some sandy soil for grit, and gave them some fresh spinach as a treat. I can't wait for eggs!!! I absolutely hate store bought after eating my family farm fresh eggs!!
     
  2. BoliverKegnails

    BoliverKegnails New Egg

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    Oh, and this is part of my steps towards a more self sufficient lifestyle! My plan will be to slowly work towards a farm then onto more animals and gardens!!!!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, BoliverKegnails, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Yes, once I had farm eggs there was no going back! Best of luck to you and your flock!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I agree shop eggs are just not the same. I am so spoiled with my hens' eggs I won't eat shop eggs any more.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Congratulations on your return to poultry keeping. Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  7. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined.
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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