Holding a chicken for the first time.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mrsgibber, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. mrsgibber

    mrsgibber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We stopped by the farm where we are getting our hens this spring. While we were there I finally had a chance to hold one of the hens we'll be bringing home. This is the first time I've ever held a chicken with the exception of when I was a little girl and got to hold a chick. These hens seem very relaxed. She didn't fuss much at all when I got a hold of her.

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    Here are the rest of the birds

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    I wish the ground would hurry up and thaw so I can get the run built and bring the hens home already!
     
  2. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

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    wow you look like a natural..[​IMG]
     
  3. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Exciting. They will bring a lot of joy to your life. Sounds like you are going to be a great MOM!
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You look like a natural born hen holder. lol
     
  5. cristy17

    cristy17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May your hens bring you many eggs and days of happiness:jumpy
     
  6. stilwellchick

    stilwellchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish you as much happiness with your new hens as mine have brought me. Be sure to leave enough room in the coop for more later, oh yes, you'll want " just one more"!
     
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Awww, that is so sweet! [​IMG]

    C'mon, spring!! [​IMG]
     
  8. chook pen jen

    chook pen jen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your going to need a big run ,I see an addict and you have'nt
    even got them home yet. Good luck and enjoy [​IMG]
     
  9. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have hens who line up to be picked up and cuddled!! [​IMG]

    You're gonna love 'em!
     
  10. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    How fun! It was so exciting when I got my first chickens. Of course I was much younger...and you know how little kids like to CHASE chickens! After awhile the chickens stopped running away though, so it was no fun to chase them anymore!
     

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