In Loving memory of "Cheepie" who started me on the chicken craze.....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by froggiesheins, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG]I am a 56 yr old krazy gal that lives in Southern California, LA area smack dab in the city. I had an horses aquantance that raised a chicken and I was amazed at how fun they were! So I decided to give it a go. The Stables where I keep my horse has tons of chickens and when one of the mammas' eggs started hatching I swiped the first born chick. That was when my love affair started. Named her Cheepie and we were together almost 24 hours a day. I was in the process of building a preditor proof "townhouse" in my backyard, but it wasn't done soon enough. She was out in the yard doing her chicken thing and I fell asleep (bad momma) ...... when I woke up I went to get her >>> NO CHEEPIE! I was devasted and SO mad at myself. I found out later, a new neighbor had just moved in nextdoor with a cat that likes to kill and eat birdies.
    Right now I have 7 eggs "cooking" and hopefully I will have new babies in November! And I also have a 200% predator-proof inside/outside hen townhouse.

    I also have; 1 smooth haired Fox Terrier, 1 Appendix quaterhorse mare and one 3 month old roo mutt recooperating from getting beaten up by the chickens at the stables.
     
  2. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Welcome and Im so sorry about Cheepie. If you was closer I would give you some of my babies I just hatched. Hope your hatch is great.
     
  3. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    [​IMG] & [​IMG] [​IMG] HAIL CHEEPIE [​IMG]
     
  4. funnybirds

    funnybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome and so sorry to hear about Cheepie. I can't wait to hear about raising chickens in Southern california. You go girl![​IMG]
     
  5. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about your pet Cheepie. But [​IMG]
     
  6. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're going to have another So Cal meet-up, your invited if you want to come, last one turned out great!
     
  7. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, hopefully I figured out how to upload pictures. This was my chickmutt-Cheepie, she will be in my heart forever.[​IMG]
     
  8. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hello from Tucson and [​IMG] Oh poor Cheepie. [​IMG] She was a beautiful bird.
     
  9. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

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    [​IMG] for Wv. [​IMG]
     
  10. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] from NH. She was a cutie. So sorry for your loss.
     

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