I love my chickens!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sugarbelle, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. sugarbelle

    sugarbelle New Egg

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    Hi there! We started this crazy chicken thing on Easter Sunday when we brought home a newly hatched chick who wasn't doing well with the rest of the chickies. We fell in love, decided it needed friends, and poof! We became backyard chicken people. :) This site has been a wonderful source of information for us.
    I'm not sure what breeds we have... one I think is a plymouth rock (Bernadette Peepers, till we found out she is a he so now he goes by Bernie), one is grey with pouffy feathers on her head (we call her Bonnie), and one with white, cream, and reddish brown feathers (that's Betsy).
    We have been anxiously awaiting our first egg, and one of ours finally laid one today. I heard her making all sorts of noise this morning, but couldn't find anything... tonight as I was readying the coop for bedtime I found an egg in the corner (on the opposite end from the nesting box). I can't wait till tomorrow!
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Congrats on your first egg. You might need a fake egg to put in the next box so they get the idea to lay in the box. :thumbsup
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and[​IMG] So glad you joined us!!!![​IMG]
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California! Getting fresh eggs is the best.
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CONGRATS !!! first eggs are always fun :)
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] If you post clear pics of your chickens in the What Breed Or Gender is This? section we can help you identify the breeds. Enjoy the site!
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  10. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello and greetings from Kentucky!


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