1. PinkchickenWhisperer

    PinkchickenWhisperer New Egg

    Dec 5, 2010
    I guess I'm supposed to introduce myself. As I have found out since reading in this forum several times in the last 18 months, chickens are addicting! javascript:insert_text('[​IMG]',%20'');And fun! And a great way to meet people. I have several friends that raise chickens and they refer to them as I do as their 'ladies'. I'm tickled to find out that there are many more out there just like me. I have 1 Delaware (Gertie), 2 White Rock (Lucy and Ethel), 1 Araucana (Mabel), 2 Silver-Laced Wyandotte (Isabel and Agatha), 2 Buff Orpington (Edna and Agnes), 2 Black Star (Madge and Mildred), and one that I'm not sure what but think something like a Gold Laced Cochin. This chick was an 'odd' one at the feed store. As I always root for the underdog, I bought it. We named it Betty but soon found out it was not just the odd one out but the 'odd man out'. So his name is now Boris. He has fluffy feet and is a beautiful black with shades of purple and a speckled neck. This fall Edna started setting and hatched out 3 cute chicks. One got out and before we discovered it something else did. Not to be outdone Mildred started setting about 10 days later. She hatched out 3 adorable chicks. They all have fluffy feet and not knowing how to determine sex we're waiting to see who starts laying eggs around Christmas when they will be 20 weeks old. My husband and I have 6 children and this week brought our 11th grandchild (a boy!). Our German shorthair dog of 18 years passed away last week. Although he was a bird-dog, he was good to the ladies, I just had to remind him a few times that he didn't chase these ladies. Glad to be a part of this forum and since I have a question I'll go to the appropriate place to ask it.javascript:insert_text('[​IMG]',%20'');
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  3. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    Hi and [​IMG] from Mississippi
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A warm welcome from an imp in Washington

    Glad you joined us

  5. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing

    Its always nice to meet another chicken addict! [​IMG]

    Your place sounds wonderful

    Glad you joined this fun, friendly forum!
  6. misschickenlittle

    misschickenlittle REALLY wants a new title

    Oct 30, 2010
    Welcome to the BYC! It's great to know there are other addicts isn't it??? Of course, I think this forum helps that along a bit. [​IMG]
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio.
  8. Luckytaz

    Luckytaz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2010
    Rogers, Mn.
    Welcome, from Minnesota.
  9. mamaof2

    mamaof2 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 7, 2010
    central Iowa
    [​IMG] from Central IA

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