HI from Ky..

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SiouxRob, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. SiouxRob

    SiouxRob New Egg

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    I am fairly new to the chicken world but am enjoying it. I was looking out my bedroom window one morning and saw a chicken in the backyard. My husband had been kidding about getting a hen so I yelled at him that he had a rooster in the yard. He came running and said you nut that's hen not a rooster!
    Well the chicken stayed and no mater how hard I tried to run her off she would not leave. Finally I gave in and let her stay.
    I named her Ethel. One day I was on the carport looking for something and brnt over to find it. When I raised up I came eye to eye to 10 eggs! Boy was I surprised. She had made herself a nest on a bale of straw. That was the beginning and we are both hooked on our flock.
    We have Japanese Bantams, Reds,Buff Orpingtons,Barred Rocks Ameraucansa and Speckled Sussex. So that's my story and I'm sticking to it.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Is that Ethel in your avatar pic?? Your "how I got started in chickens" story made me smile! Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, SiouxRob, and [​IMG]! Pleased to have you aboard! Good luck to Ethel and all your birds!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  8. SiouxRob

    SiouxRob New Egg

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    No thats not Ethel. Ethel is a big red chicken. The Japanese Bantam is named Surprise. She is the first one hatched in our incubator.
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Sounds like Ethel made her decision and stuck with it too
     

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