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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DNCXmom, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. DNCXmom

    DNCXmom Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 23, 2012
    Northern Califorina
    Hello everyone! I am new to chickens, so new, I do not have any yet. I have an old incubator of my husbands from when we where teens,and from when he use to have chickens. It currently contains 24 Rode Island Red eggs that a friend gave me. They are 8 days in, and looking great :) I also have an order of 25 chicks coming the 5the of Feb. The shipment contains 10 Ameraucana, 5 blue laced red wyandottes, 5 Female white leghorns, and 5 Blue silkies. All but the Silkies are for my husband. He adores the Ameraucanas. The silkies are for me :) After he told me about their characteristics, I just knew that was the chicken for me. So I will have Rode Islands and Silkies and my own coop. I do not plan on keeping any rode Island males, or more than one Silkie rooster. So I imagine I will have around 14 total. My husband and I built a brooder already, and will be working on our coops very soon. I am very excited. I hope to learn a lot from everyone :) Now it is time to check out some coop plans.

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC!

    Get busy and get those coops built. Those chicks will be here and grown before you know it!

    4 years ago about this time I found the plans for my coop online..... good times
  3. CountryRoosterUSA

    CountryRoosterUSA Chillin' With My Peeps

  4. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy from Austin, Texas.
  5. smokeater413

    smokeater413 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    NW Florida
    Welcome from NW Florida
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  7. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
  8. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC, Shastina[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif].[/FONT]

    Good luck!

  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  10. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City

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