Hey BYC...I'm Back!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Superior Chicks, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. Many of you will remember me as "Ma" from Iowa. We were the ones who had to re-home our beloved flock and leave our farm in Iowa this late spring after the floods.

    After a tough, tough road, three moves and also loosing my Mother, we are finally settled in our new home on Lake Superior way up in the northernwestern part of Wisconsin. Finally we have a home to call our own, and we love it. The best part.....the very best part.....we can have chickens again!![​IMG] We just ordered the coop, a pre-fab. We decided on the pre-fab because we are old and just worn out to tell the truth.[​IMG]

    We won't get the chicks until spring, but everything will be in place. I simply can not wait to get my hands and arms around those beautiful Buff Orpies.

    You know what I miss the most? The theraputical affect of owning a flock. I miss my girls terribly. When my Mom passed, all I could think about was how much it would help if I still had my girls to share my grief with.

    But then the the prayers were answered and this wonderful home (permanent) became available. So indeed a door closes and a window opens...........amazing.

    Sorry I'm so long! But I had to come back here as soon as we got settled and say howdy to my dear friends, whose support ment more to us than there are words. Thank you again..........I love you all, and it is so good to be back.

    Superior Chicks
    aka "Ma"
  2. welman

    welman Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Welcome Back!![​IMG]
  3. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    Welcome back Ma, I remember your sad story and am glad you're back and getting more chickens! Best therapy around!
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I'm happy that things are looking up for you, Ma! [​IMG]
  5. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Songster

    May 26, 2008
    Upstate South Carolina
    Welcome Back! I hope you enjoy your wonderful new home & coop. It sounds so nice where you are.

    I agree: Chickens are therapeutic~~better than well....chocolate even??!
  6. NurseNettie

    NurseNettie Songster

    Feb 13, 2008
    Northern Maine
    Glad to see you back! I was out in the run watching my flock today, since the weather was mild, and we were trying to get the bunch that rarely goes out, to stay out for a bit-- and thinking how relaxing and stress-reducing it is to watch and enjoy their antics [​IMG]
  7. bubbazmommy

    bubbazmommy Songster

    Oct 8, 2008
    Albany, ME

    I wasn't here when you left. I just recently caught the chicken bug. [​IMG]

    I am so sorry about your loss, yet happy that your prayers were answered.

    Enjoy getting ready for your new chickens. [​IMG]

  8. ChickenTender63

    ChickenTender63 Songster

    Sep 28, 2008
    Alamance, NC
    Welcome back Ma! What part of Iowa where you in? We lived in Iowa right around all of the flooding also, but were gone before it hit.

    I hope you enjoy it in Wisconsin!
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2008
  9. smith2

    smith2 Songster

    Jan 5, 2008
    Paris, TN
    I am so glad things have worked out for you. I can't imagine what you must have been through. Good luck and those Buff Orps are very therapeutic!![​IMG]
  10. Thank you everyone.....[​IMG]

    I really like being a "New Egg"...............a new, fresh, re-energized start!


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