How did I not know chickens where so cool!?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jjakaus, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. jjakaus

    jjakaus Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! My name is Janice and I am living in Grosse Ile, MI. It's a small island that is really animal friendly. I just got my first chickens ever. My first batch is about 6 weeks old. I had several roosters that I had to get rid of, so of course I had to get more! I currently have 11. I am mostly guessing, but I have 2 red kinds (I thought they were RIR or NHR, but I actually think they are Isa Browns) 2 barred rocks, 2 lacewing somethings, one EE and 4 silkies. They are so awesome! I love just sitting near their brooder and watching them do their thing. My uncle is building me a coop, so hopefully the older ones will be out there next week. The second batch is only about 3 weeks, so I want them to have a few more weeks with the heat lamp. I am still working out a run design. I have a small one that will work for a while, but eventually be way to small. Someone is giving me a 14x7x6 dog kennel, so that may work. This is like the coolest thing I have done in a while and cannot wait to get them outside. My only wish is that I could add a goat!

    This forum is so awesome and been such a huge help. Most everyone is really helpful, even for stupid questions!

    Thanks
     
  2. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    WELCOME! Come on over to the MICHIGAN thread. Lot of good people there!
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Congrats and have fun. :thumbsup
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. jjakaus

    jjakaus Out Of The Brooder

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    where is the Michigan thread?
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!!
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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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