I am Fluffy2 and am a new chicken owner!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Fluffy2, May 21, 2011.

  1. Fluffy2

    Fluffy2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2011
    SF East Bay, CA
    Hi All!
    We have 4 girls who are now outside and getting big faster than I can believe. We are city dwellers with a pretty big back yard for a tract home, so have been letting them out during the day and they put themselves back inside at dusk. WHO KNEW???????? I sure would have saved alot of energy on doggie classes over the years if I knew chickens are so easy. I am hoping I am not just about to be blindsided by something I don't know. So, I will have alot of questions and will start reading. Oh, I am in the SF Bay Area and found this site when I Googled Chickens at the Alameda County Fair. Hope to go next month and learn alot. Trying to find out what days the chickens are there. We have a small-ish Ware brand coop that they seem to like well enough but I also have an old greenhouse next to it that is just storage now and may try to open a side and hook it onto the coop somehow. Dunno. Just thinking as I see the sky seems to be the limit as far as what a Coop is!
    Thanks! Fluffy2
  2. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    [​IMG] Cute username!!!
  3. Fluffy2

    Fluffy2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2011
    SF East Bay, CA
    Wow! Thank you! I am so excited to find this!
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle


  5. Fluffy2

    Fluffy2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2011
    SF East Bay, CA
    Thanks! and I hope that is a real door mat I can purchase because this morning I stepped out back and there was POOP! They must have been looking inside the glass slider door!!! I didn't think they would come this far from the coop, and I didn't know the poop was so sticky. Had to scrape it off the concrete, would not hose off as I "THOUGHT" it would. In Theory!! ha ha
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] Run as quickly as you can , or stay and enjoy the addiction. Welcome!
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
  10. Fluffy2

    Fluffy2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2011
    SF East Bay, CA
    Thank you, Everyone! What a nice community! My husband and I have 2 grown sons and now 4 little girls!
    1 gold sex linked named Goldie Henn and the biggest of the group.
    1 white one I forget breed, named Fluffy Omlette
    1 all black one ...no name yet
    1 Barred Rock ...no name yet. Maybe Mikey cuz she eats everything that seems inedible.

    My husband just put them in coop for night and said he swears he heard a rooster cock a doodle doo......uh oh. how old before we know? there could not be a mistake with the sex linked could there? I think she really looks like a rooster but not supposed to be ...... still a newbie!!
    thanks for the help!

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