Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Paige’sBlueShedFarm, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. Paige’sBlueShedFarm

    Paige’sBlueShedFarm In the Brooder

    Mar 29, 2018
    3D24C85E-29B2-4F0E-9364-555EC0406453.jpeg B7219CFD-947A-487C-A80F-F99E2BA4ADC8.jpeg I’m very new at chickens. I’ve wanted to have backyard chickens ever since my grandparents brought me to the tractor supply and I got to see the tiny, chirping puffballs. So after many trips to the farm store and tractor supply I’ve gotten 17 chicks (more than my mom and I expected). I have 4 ISA Browns, 4 Barred Rocks, 1 bantam, 2 Silver Laced Wyandottes, 2 black Australorps, 2 Ameraucanas, and 2 Buff Orpingtons. They are all supposed to be pullets. If not we will still keep the rooster. The youngest being a week and the oldest being 3 weeks. They all live in a spacious brooder and they don’t fight with each other. We have been working on their coop that is located in our shed. We are working on getting electricity in their for the winter so they can lay more eggs and they will have 5 nest boxes eventually. They also have a 13 foot roost and we still are adding another smaller roost for them.
    007Sean, Teila, Joeschooks and 3 others like this.
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
  3. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop
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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!

    Nice looking chicks
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  5. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Congratulations on getting your chicks! :welcome Great to have you here :thumbsup
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Paige'sBlueShedFarm :frowWelcome and Congratulations! :clap

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    Your babies are adorable! If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of them, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

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  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy Paige :welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  8. Aye_It's_Liv

    Aye_It's_Liv Chirping

    Mar 30, 2018
    Australia ~ VIC
    Hey hey Paige. Welcome to BYC. Your chicks look so fluffy and healthy.
  9. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

    Feb 22, 2016
    South East England
    My Coop
    Such sweet chicks you have there! :love

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