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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by meisum, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. meisum

    meisum Just Hatched

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    Hi all!

    I've been scouring the interwebs for years on how to raise backyard chickens and was finally able to get my own flock of 5 this past March. We have a Golden Laced Wyandotte, a Buff Orpington, a Speckled Sussex, and two Easter Eggers. The sussex and one of the EEs just started laying this past week at only 18/19 weeks! I'm such a proud mama, and my human children are thrilled too! We do limited free ranging, as we live next to some wilderness and there are hawks aplenty in the area, so the hens can only go out when I'm out with them. I'm excited to join the flock here at BYC! [​IMG]

    Here's my daughter proclaiming "SHEEkun! Hi sheekun!" along with Henrietta (Sussex, top), Jean Grey (EE, left), Lady (Wyandotte, middle), and Storm (EE, right). Buffy the BO is shy of everyone and everything, so she's hiding in the run as usual.
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  2. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] Adorable Picture!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I love your picture of your daughter with the "sheekuns." :eek:) Easter Eggers are my granddaughter's favorite chickens. She loves the colored eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    WOW is that cute! How adorable!

    Enjoy this new adventure you are on and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! :)
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! What a cute picture!
     
  7. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from the Ocean State!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Cute!!!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Your daughter is adorable, now I know what Sheekuns are.
     

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