Hi from a newbie in Tomball, TX

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by new2chickens, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. new2chickens

    new2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was given 4 birds last night. The giver thought it was 3 hens and a rooster, but I am thinking (after looking online and see 2 chickens trying to mate with 2 hens) it is actually 2 roosters! They were brought to me unexpectedly last night in a dog kennel that had been their coop w/ a nest basket. I am building them a coop today with nest boxes and perches. They are currently enjoying scratching around my barn-in-progress. We had no idea they were coming yet...we thought we had at least until the barn was done...as the coop is going to be in the barn. I have no idea what kind they are!! One looks like it could be a Buff Orpington Rooster, the other rooster looks like he could be a left over egg from the other rooster and one of the hens that is speckled! He has a speckled body, buff head, and a pretty green tail! He is really cool looking!! Here is a link to my blog (also new) that has pictures of them
    http://newchickens.blogspot.com/


    Sarah
     
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  2. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    well congrats on the chickens and welcome!
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  4. 2dream

    2dream Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome to the madness.
    I am sure you will find that not only are the chickens habit forming but so is BYC.
     
  5. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Sooo many new people!! This site is bursting at the seams!! Welcome aboard!!
     
  6. new2chickens

    new2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the warm welcomes!!

    Sarah
     
  7. Patchofheaven

    Patchofheaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Sarah- We are neighbors - I live in Conroe. Check the Where I Am Where are Texas Thread - there are over 300 Texans on this board. They are even planning a "Chickenstock" a big get together in San Marcos for Memorial Day weekend for everyone to meet, eat and exchange chickens and stuff. Welcome aboard.
    Dana
     

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