Just got my first hens today and "Chicken Math" has already struck!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JustMoreFarm, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. JustMoreFarm

    JustMoreFarm New Egg

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    Hello everyone!
    New chicken mom here. I just finished my coop build yesterday and got my first chickens today! I wasn't comfortable raising chicks yet, so I messaged a local woman who'd posted about needing to rehome her girls. I asked about her 2 Barred Rocks and 1 Partridge Rock, but after a short conversation with her I ended up adopting those 3 plus 3 Columbian Wyandottes and 3 Aruacanas. (I think they might be Easter Eggers or Ameraucanas, actually, because they aren't rumpless, but I will have to look at some comparison photos to be sure.) She and her husband very kindly gave me a bunch of supplies and some feed to get me started. I'm super excited to get to know these 9 new members of our farm. (We have 6 horses, 3 dogs, 3 house cats and 1 barn cat already.) My profile avatar is of 2 of the CW girls peering out the window at me, probably wondering why I'm standing in the rain, lol! [​IMG]
     
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  2. chickad44

    chickad44 Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations [​IMG]
     
  3. JustMoreFarm

    JustMoreFarm New Egg

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    The darker BR is super friendly!
     
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  4. JustMoreFarm

    JustMoreFarm New Egg

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    My coop and the ladies!
    Coop will be painted white with black trim to match our house and barn as soon as we get some dry weather.
     
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  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under JustMoreFarm [​IMG] Welcome & Congratulations!

    I recommend a visit to the Learning Centre; lots of good tips there: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share more pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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