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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tigs1989, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. Tigs1989

    Tigs1989 New Egg

    Apr 11, 2012
    I've been looking over this site for going on 4 weeks.. well more like 3 and a day or so. I found it when I started worrying about how I should run my incubator. As of right now I am currently caring for my father's chickens as he is always out of town and I'm the only one who can get in and out of his coop. I love his Roo which I named Silkie despite the fact he is a Barred-Rock. He is a sweet rooster as long as you're not messing with his girls, you can pick him up tuck him under your arm and carry him around like a lap dog and he has never pecked anyone that I know of. As for pullets we have 10 production reds that my father bought last year from a tractor supply store and they are all very sweet though some are smarter than others. We even named one S.S. (Super Smart) because she is constantly getting out no matter what we do to keep them fenced in. Currently we have 28 eggs in the bator and are looking forward to our very first hatch. 3 have pipped and I can hear little chirps inside. My father has a rabbit named speckles (he is a holland lop) and I have a Rabbit named Midnight (he is a netherland dwarf), but I also own 2 ducklings, one of which is my husbands. We got married in October and are in the process of fixing up a house that will soon become our home. Luckily my father is getting me started by letting me take some of his current egg layers so that I don't have to wait for my chicks to grow up before we can start collecting eggs.
    I look forward to the conversations I know I'm bound to have here, and I've learned a lot of valuable things from this site already. I'm just glad someone thought to come up with this type of forum.
  2. ange92040

    ange92040 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2012
    Lockhart, TX
    [​IMG] Sounds like you have your hands full, but I'm sure you love it, I do.
  3. mkcolls

    mkcolls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2011
    [​IMG] from Ohio!! Glad that you joined.
  4. tomtom69

    tomtom69 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 30, 2012
    Raleigh Nc.
    [​IMG] welcome.
  5. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

    Aug 26, 2011
    Hello and :welcome
    Glad to hear that your hatch is going so well, that must be very exciting! I'm sure Nifty would be very glad to hear your last comment. ;)
    See you round, and enojy the site!! :frow
  6. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  10. g2smil

    g2smil Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 10, 2012
    Northern Virginia
    Welcome to BYC from Northern Virginia! Hope you enjoy your chicks!

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