Hi everyone! New from Oregon! Getting my first chickens tomorrow!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by emilyweck, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. emilyweck

    emilyweck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so excited to find this place! [​IMG]

    I am new to chickens and will be getting 4 total. 2 Araucana and 2 Rhode Island Red. The RIR's are 6 weeks tomorrow and the Araucana are 12 weeks.

    I look forward to chatting with you. Not sure I can offer any great advice, yet, but will look forward to learning.

    All the Best:)
     
  2. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

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  3. emilyweck

    emilyweck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow you must be the bionic mom! [​IMG]

    Me.....just me, my hubby and soon to be 4 chickens. I'm sure it's just the beginning of many more family members [​IMG]
     
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    [​IMG] from TN
     
  5. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
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    Hi and a huge welcome to you from over the Pond... waving frantcially ....
     
  6. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Hi Neighbor!

    Where about's are you in Oregon?
     
  7. Buckhorn Farm

    Buckhorn Farm OLD Country Girl

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    Welcome you'll love it here
     
  8. emilyweck

    emilyweck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like I'm not far from you in Gervais....I'm in Eugene and totally frantic about getting my coop/run raccoon proofed before my lovely ladies arrive![​IMG]
     
  9. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    This is going to sound strange, we had possum and racoon problems when we first moved here, but once my dogs started peeing around the perimeter of our property, they all went away. If you have a dog, it might help to have them do their "business" around the coop area. Weird...I know, but honestly it keeps the critters away. We have a big Christmas tree farm behind our property line...it was always a worry to me...but so far so good.

    Congrats on your new chickens. You'll love it.
     
  10. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Human pee helps, too....
     

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