I finally took the leap!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cub, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. cub

    cub In the Brooder

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    I ordered 6 Buff Orpingtons on March 4th from Mypetchicken.com. They should be here the week of the 23rd. I went to Destiny Farm in Brighton on March 6th and couldn't resist getting two Rhode Island Reds. I named them Molly (back) and Myrtle (front).

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  2. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Songster

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    You will find alot of wisdom and help, here.
    Remember: build your coop twice as big as you think you'll need! [​IMG]
     
  3. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Songster

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    Quote:Yeah twice as big so it will be longer before you have to add on. [​IMG]
     
  4. one_egg_at_a_time

    one_egg_at_a_time In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] Glad you did. I am new also. I have had my guy 2 weeks now. I am having so much fun with them. And they get to be big birds So fast. Best wishes
     
  5. jandmeg07

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    They are so cute! Welcome to the club. Raising chickens has been such a rewarding experience. Can't wait to see pics of the others![​IMG]
     
  6. Chickapooh23

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    Quote:This is very very bad. You know have 2 breeds of chicks and now there is no escaping. You are an addict you just don't know it yet. I have EE and Buckeyes and 1 lonely Old Enlish hen. I may be getting welsummer still thinking about it.
     
  7. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    Molly and Myrtle.....love the names!
     
  8. cub

    cub In the Brooder

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    I know Chickapooh23. I have been addicted since July of last year and it didn't help finding this site in september. lol. I think I will have more by summer. See there I go. [​IMG]

    I already have two coops that I am working on. One is a converted dog house 7'x4'x4" and a playhouse 4'x3'x5'.
     
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  9. cub

    cub In the Brooder

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    I got my BO's delivered today.I ordered 6 but got 8 healthy and active babies! I am soooo excited!!! My next breed will be Isa Browns.[​IMG]

    This is Molly and Myrtle today.
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  10. melissastraka

    melissastraka Songster

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    I started with 6 in august of last year and now by the end of april i will have well over 100...it is really addicting! And TSC just got more today...darn and i have to go get feed too... [​IMG] Think anyone will notice if i only pick up 10 or 20?? [​IMG]
     

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