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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by texaschickenmom, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. texaschickenmom

    texaschickenmom New Egg

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    Hello, I have stumbled upon this site many times as I googled questions about my chickens. I have found many answers and tips- thank you!!! So I figured I would join. My story into the chicken world.... A friend sent my daughter home with a dozen eggs that her hens had laid. Of course she told my daughter that if we incubated them, we could have "big chickens" too. We built a homemade incubator out of a STYROFOAM cooler and twenty some odd days later we had movement in some of the eggs. Never thinking that it would have worked...I was so excited. I did nothing for two days but sit in front of that incubator and watch my babies hatch. Four hatched... two survived, and two only lived a few hours. Fast forward a year later and we have two beautiful brahmas, Sunny Bun and Peepers!!! One hen and one rooster!! We are wanting to extend our chicken family. That is why I am here, to get advice on what other breeds, if any can we introduce to Sunny and Peepers:)
     
  2. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

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  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  4. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome
    That is a very cool story. I've always wanted to hatch eggs, but thought it would be a bit dodgy to try with homemade equipment. Just goes to show, it works!!
    Enjoy the site. :D
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. You've come to the right place. :thumbsup
     
  8. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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