Hi! Newbie in Jersey

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pixy, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. pixy

    pixy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I am a stay at home mom of two boys, ages 2 1/2 years and 10 months and we are currently expecting our newest addition to the family, 25 baby chicks from McMurray.

    They will be here the week of Nov. 15th. I ordered thier 'Rainbow Layer' variety. We have been planning to get chickens for awhile, we made arrangements to buy a dozen hens in October and the week we were picking them up someone offered more and we were not in a financial position to out bid so we lost them. We decided maybe getting chicks would be more fun anyway and placed our order. Currently my mom has a flock of 19 RI Reds, we visited her farm a couple times over the summer and got hooked on the fresh eggs. My kids LOVED the chickens! We have 3.5 acres and plan on fencing 1 acre for the chickens, they will have an additional 1/2 acre fall-spring in my garden. We will be keeping the girls inside until early spring, which should be fun, lol. We are so excited to get our babies. My husband even took off the week before they are due to help clean/build thier home.

    Happy I found this site, I've already revised my brooder plans!

    <3 Pixy
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A warm welcome from an imp in Washington

    Congrats on getting chicks

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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. Congrats on your new arrivals. Good luck. [​IMG]
     
  6. Desert Rooster

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  7. Lolita

    Lolita Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Gallo del Cielo

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    Hello from Tucson and [​IMG] Congratulations on your impending chicks! [​IMG] I must say though, I'm jealous of the size of your garden. [​IMG]
     
  9. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. pixy

    pixy Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:not so much to be jealous of when it has to be weeded! lol.
     

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