Hi Everyone!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mommachirp, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. Mommachirp

    Mommachirp Out Of The Brooder

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    I am recently registered and just noticed this forum. Sorry for the late introduction. I have 7 hens (hopefully). I have posted some pics and looks like everyone thinks they are all girls. This is my very first time raising chickens. It has been a great joy so far. I am learning so much. Thanks to these forums and my local feed store!

    How it all started: A friend of mine has a barn and she had 40+ hens and 3 roosters. I would go over to help out with socializing them. (Forgive me if my terminology is off. I am brand new to this!) I managed to fall in love with her pets and named them all MY CHICKENS. So, hubby decided to place an order for my own chickens. Little did he know this would keep him busy. Of course, I promised to care for them and be the best mom possible. Now hubby has lots of work with simply putting the coop together. Of course, only the best for my girls! It's turned out to be a HUGE project, but well worth it. The girls have a nice run and beautiful coop and are know referred to as the Beverly Hills Chickens.

    It is an amazing experience. Watching them grow at a rapid pace is jaw dropping. I promise you there are times I see them in the morning and by the time I return from work I can tell they have grown. I am having so much fun and this is my new passion. Don't worry the dogs and family still get my attention too! Honestly, they say I appear so much happier now that the girls have joined the family.

    My girls are my joy. Thanks for reading.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What a nice introduction, I am glad everything is going well for you and your flock. Hope you will post photos when you have a chance. If you take photos and document your plans you may want to include it in the coops forum. Sometimes, there are also Coop contests through BYC, members vote, and winners get nice prizes.
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Glad to hear things are going well for you. Sounds like you're really having fun with your birds!
     
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  4. FrankA

    FrankA Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome mommachirp! [​IMG]
     
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  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
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  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join. Nice intro, sounds like you are really enjoying your chicken adventure! [​IMG]
     
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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    I'm glad you're enjoying your chicks! What breeds do you have?[​IMG]
     
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  9. Mommachirp

    Mommachirp Out Of The Brooder

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    I have Red Stars. They are so sweet. I'm learning they're a very sweet and friendly breed.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
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