Inner City Mini Farm in Omaha

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by qualitymerch, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. qualitymerch

    qualitymerch Just Hatched

    Apr 9, 2017
    Omaha, NE
    I'm Olivia, I just brought home my first ever chicks. Three Barred Rocks, chosen because of their temperament because I'm about to have my first baby later this month and I want my kids to grow up taking care of all kinds of pets. We also have a 2yr old 120lb Bernese/Newfoundland mix, Nina, and a grey cat named Lily of an indeterminate age that has been an indoor cat her whole life but is going to learn the ways of the outdoors once this (human) baby comes. We have a large garden and I'm in the process of making a garden to surround the coop so the girls will have plenty of treats. [​IMG]
  2. zephyricle

    zephyricle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2017
    Ooh! Sounds super neat!
    A little tip from me: when the birds are about 2 and a half months old, I suggest handling them as much as possible. This'll get them loving you and as least skittish as possible. Congratulations on the chicks and the new baby!
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  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Hello, Olivia, and welcome to BYC! Congratulations on your three new additions and best wishes on your other impending new addition. So very glad you've joined us.
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Olivia. It is nice to meet you.
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Olivia [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you all the best.
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