Hey guys and gals from South La!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chris Herzog, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. Chris Herzog

    Chris Herzog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone,
    I'm Chris H from South La, close to New Orleans and I'm new to the whole chicken thing. I told the wife a long time ago, that if we ever moved and was able to get property to keep the horses at home....I wanted chickens. Well in April, we moved and bought a small piece of land and we now have 23 chickens. [​IMG] I originally got 25 birds 3 months ago from Murray McMurray but at the time really only wanted 5 or 10. I settled on 15;) and so I gave 10 of them away. When we counted them again a day or two later, I realized that I had 16 and remembered that they had sent me one extra bird, a gift. In the beginning, I didn't want any roosters either but #16 turned out to be an Ameracona roo. The other birds are a mix of RIR's, NH's BR's and sex links. Well after going back and forth about 100 times, I ended up ordering 6 more hens about a month ago from My Pet Chicken and got 3 Columbian WyandotteÂ’s and 3 Buff Orpingtons to add to the bunch. If that was not enough, last Thursday I picked up a 5-month old Ameracona roo from a local guy to give me a total of 23 birds.

    I have been coming on here now for months and reading all the good info that you guys post and just recently decided to join the forum. So here I am, with a bunch of birds, a bunch of questions and still very wet behind the ears with all this. I'm not sure how much good I can add to all this but I'm hoping to keep learning from you all and may-be make a few new friends along the way.

    Chris
     
  2. OneTenthAcreAndAChicken

    OneTenthAcreAndAChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Chris - when I saw your topic said 'South La', my southern California brain thought LA [​IMG]

    Congrats on the new property and the chickens - that's quite a flock you have. Enjoy and

    Welcome from San Diego. [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Hi Chris! [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  6. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Just having you here is adding enough. Glad to have you!

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  7. Chris Herzog

    Chris Herzog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys for the warm welcome!

    CH
     
  8. CountryRoosterUSA

    CountryRoosterUSA Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from N.W. Tennessee [​IMG]
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome [​IMG]. Glad you are here [​IMG]
     

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