Hey there everyone!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by monaandthechicks, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. monaandthechicks

    monaandthechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new here, My sister, Norahschicks, told me about this forum. My husband and I have been checking out posts and trying to find answers to our questions. It has been very helpful!! Thank you to everyone who posted the same questions that I found myself having!

    We are new to chickens, we were given 3 Rhode Island Reds and 1 Australorp in August. We converted an old dog run/shed into a coop, it is working out great. The hens have lot of room in the run, although in an ideal world I would love t o let them free range we cannot here as we live across from a cranberry bog that us hunted daily by Red Tail hawks. As it is those Red Tails have been eye balling our 20lb frenchie. So the lovely ladies have to stay protected in the coop/run which was have covered with heavy nylon aviary netting. Our plan in the spring in to somehow build a run that can be moved with ease all over the yard so the hens can have some fun.

    We are having fun, have been experimenting with kitchen scraps and other food for them, they L O V E plain yogurt, it is so funny when I bring it out. Not too impressed with broccoli and carrots which I am surprised, maybe my kids got to them first and told they how "gross" those veggies are, LOL

    I think I will just be stalking the site at first before I feel like I have anything helpful to say, but Thank you for the forum, it looks like fun!
     
  2. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
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  3. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    [​IMG] from UT!
     
  4. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
    My Coop
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  5. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    [​IMG] and WELCOME to BYC from PA!
     
  6. karengibbo

    karengibbo Out Of The Brooder

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    am pleased im not the only newcomer so much to learn and take in, and have found lots of helpful advise on this site
     
  7. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

    Aug 21, 2008
    Missouri
    [​IMG] Glad you finally joined us!
     
  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us!
     
  9. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
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  10. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
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