Howdy from Texas

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

  1. Vintage Chick

    Vintage Chick In the Brooder

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    I've wanted to raise chickens for almost 15 years now. I incubated 4 back then with a tragic ending, and never attempted it again. This past year we moved to a small plot of land in the city, and I jumped into this whole "chicken project" with full force. I got 15 two day old chicks - 5 Americanas, 3 Buffs, 3 Barred Rocks, and 4 Silver Laced Wyandottes. They are 8 weeks old today, and I am celebrating a month-long, all-occupying "grand-opening" of the chicken coop and run, by joining BYC! This site has been SO resourceful during this project! I'm anxious to get my pictures up on the site. As a side note, I am SO grateful to my husband for spending COUNTLESS hours of building, AND listening to all my designing woes.

    My avatar is a pix of me naming the chicks. Some (not chicken owners) think that's a bit crazy, but I think I'm in the company of folks who understand.

    I'm probably spending too much time trying to figure out if I have some roos. They were all boxed up from the hatchery as pullets, but I'm really wondering.....

    In the meantime, I can't get enough of sneeking out at night with a flashlight, seeing them all asleep in the new coop.
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2012

  2. nanaluvsgps

    nanaluvsgps Songster

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    Very happy for you :) you won't regret it. :)
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome
    I'm glad you've found BYC uuseful, and congrats on finishing your coop! I'm sure the chicks will love it!
    lol, I can't remember how long I spent deciding on names. It's a crucial exercise. :old

    Enjoy the site, and hope to see you around! :frow
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. greymane

    greymane Songster

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  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Songster

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    Hi && Welcome!!!
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  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     

  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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