Hi other members

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dspears3, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. dspears3

    dspears3 New Egg

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    I am new to raising chickens. I raised ducks and geese as a kid, but this is the first time with chickens

    I have 6 Buff Orpingtons. The intent was for me to keep 3 and my son to keep 3. But as it appears there are 2 roosters and we won't be keeping them, so I will end up with 4 hens and he is out of luck.

    I came across BYC on the internet trying to get some answers to the "is itRoo/Hen" question.


    Me and my husband are empty nesters and I just put some chicks back in the nest. ha. They are now 6 weeks old and I am having a blast. I spend way too much time with chickens and not enough time doing the things I should be doing.
     
  2. sukr4chkns

    sukr4chkns Out Of The Brooder

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    dspears,

    Welcome. I'm new to the whole chicken raising thing too and never thought it would be this fun. My wife and I had a blast building the coop and watching them get acclimated to it. Now we love to sit out back with the kids and watch the chickens while they free range around the yard. I've already been putting together new plans for another coop. I have 3 Buff Orps and 3 RIR. Our 2 younger chicks are a mixed breed.

    Best of luck to your new hobby!!

    sukr4chkns
     
  3. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  5. chem

    chem Out Of The Brooder

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    hello and welcome!
    im a new chicken mommy who spends way too much time with the chickens as well lol but i love every moment of it! this site is AWESOME and you will come to probably spend a lot of time on here as well. i know i sure have :)
    good luck with your new babies and enjoy them!
     
  6. mkcolls

    mkcolls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio! There is no such thing as too much time with chickens. [​IMG]
     
  7. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome
    Looks like you've settled into the chicken life already... :p Welcome to the group, good to have you on board! I hope you have many rewarding experiences raising your chickens. Don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and enjoy the site! :D
     
  8. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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