Hi from Denver, CO

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Iteach2008, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. Iteach2008

    Iteach2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just joined a couple of days ago and am loving the connection with other chicken/fowl lovers.

    We have seven chickens in our backyard. Denver just passed an ordinance to allow hens. We have had them over a year now. We are just legal now. [​IMG] Our girls are more like pets, we have Lacey (silver laced brahma), Lady (Sussex), Schoolsa (Australorp), Ms. Smith (Aumericana-Rhode Island Red mix) and our little Lilly (Bantam Cochin-I believe is the correct breed). And in another coop we have our aggressive girls (bullies) Queenie because she acts like it (Wyandotte) and Minnie Pearl because she won't shut up (Sex-link). They are toooo mean to put with our other group so we have had to build a second run and coop. [​IMG]

    They are all a over a year old, but their laying production is down in the tubes. Lilly has never laid, so we don't really count her. On average we get two eggs a day. I hope you all are wondering why because I am and don't really know what has happened. It has been this way for two months now.

    I look forward to chatting with you all.

    Sue
     
  2. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi from the cool California Coast. I've been through a lot with my six hens over the past 2 1/2 years. Like you, I had a "meany" Wyandotte that we put up with for 2 years. I wrote about it on my hencam website below, if you've got a minute to read it. I finally gave up and found her a new home. Wishing you the best.....and [​IMG]
     
  3. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    [​IMG] from NY
     
  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Iteach2008

    Iteach2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    You all are so great. I am feeling very welcomed. I checked out the webcam - love it. I will take heed to the advice on counting my days and thank you for welcoming me. I see you have sussex too.

    Thanks all. I am glad I joined.
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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  8. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Molting, broody? Might slow production...
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  9. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! So glad to have you aboard!

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  10. StandardLover

    StandardLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Illinois~!
     

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