I'm back, too! Mesa, AZ

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChrystalGail, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. ChrystalGail

    ChrystalGail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all...

    After a little break from the chicken scene I'm back. I cut back on a lot of my animals after moving back up to Mesa. I decided to get rid of my hens in October, because my dogs were eyeballing them and I didn't want to find any casualties. Well, I'm now down to 1 dog and she doesn't seem to have any bird hunting in her as she lets the pigeons eat out of her bowl when she is laying a foot away. So, yesterday I picked up five 8 month old Brown Leghorns. They are doing great and seem to be very grateful to have a yard to explore. The guy I bought them from had about 35 in a 10x10 pen and it was pretty cramped!

    Anyway, I'm back and I will probably be hatching out some of their eggs as they were in a single breed pen with 3 roos. So, if there are any of you AZ peeps that would like some Brown Leghorns I will keep you posted with the incubation.

    It's good to be back!

    Chrystal
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    How much did he charge you for the 8 Brown Leghorns and where is he located? Is he willing to give up another three or four?

    My one Brown Leghorn gives me an egg almost every day with a nice glossy shell.
     
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  3. ChrystalGail

    ChrystalGail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I paid $10 each for 5 hens that are 8 months old. I'm not sure if he has anymore, he was taking about 20 of them to a guy in Tempe today. I found his ad on CL if you want to look him up. His name is Dan.

    How old is your Brown Leghorn?
     
  4. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome back to BYC from NC [​IMG]
     
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Welcome back from TN
     
  6. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome back, Chrystal! [​IMG]
     
  7. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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  8. ChrystalGail

    ChrystalGail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone! I'm having fun getting back into the chicken thing...
     
  9. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Hey old buddy!

    Great to see you back here. Next time Emily and I are down your way again let's catch up. I don't think we've seen you guys since the last time you were barefoot and pregnant! [​IMG]
     

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