Hi, new here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mother_Hen, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. Mother_Hen

    Mother_Hen New Egg

    Apr 24, 2009
    New Zealand
    Hi All,

    well today is my first day here on this site.
    I'm in New Zealand and my family and I have 3 chooks, Red Island Reds in our urban backyard. We have had them for a month now and really love them.
    I don't know why we didn't get chooks a lot earlier.

    They have been good layers, I'm guessing their are about 5 mths old now. were told that they were 12 weeks old when we were given them, but my guess is that they were a little older.

    Most days we get 2 eggs. Did for 1 week get 3 eggs a day, but that has dropped back to 1-2 eggs.

    Does anybody know of any websites that you can use as a log to record the number of eggs one gets? I do use a diary at the moment.

    Here's one of my girls:
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Your hen is beautiful.

    And welcome to BYC!![​IMG]
  3. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    Kalispell , MT

    Not sure about the website for counting eggs per day...although there is a thread here that asks "how many eggs did you get ' . I actually have a friend here in Montana , that is from New Zealand.....she's a blast and her DH always loves it when they go back to visit her family ! Something about "wonky " ?!! Glad to have you here ...I'm sure you'll learn alot , and make many friends ![​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2009
  4. One Acre Wonder Farm

    One Acre Wonder Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 20, 2009

    and [​IMG] from Vermont
  5. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    [​IMG] from Dillingham, Alaska! The last frontier!

    you have a very pretty chicken there too [​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2009
  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida. Mahonri is right, she is beautiful!
  8. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
  9. Lil_Chickadee

    Lil_Chickadee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 11, 2009
  10. Buckhorn Farm

    Buckhorn Farm OLD Country Girl

    Mar 30, 2009
    North Florida
    [​IMG] from Florida

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