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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dinahmoe, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Songster

    Sep 19, 2009
    central georgia
    hi!i have 1 BO,1 buff rock,and 4 RIR.i have had them since they were 2 days old.they are now big beautiful birds laying great eggs.i planned on getting a few different breeds each spring just to see how they are.so far,my buff rock is a big gorgeous girl,acts like a lady,kinda friendly.my BO is just kinda there,she really doesn't care wh
    ether i'm there or not.my RIR are the coolest.they come running up to me when they see me,they get behind me when the roosters are bothering them and they sit on the porch with me.now i raised them together and treated them all the same but so far the RIR are the choice.funny thing is i wasn't even going to get them but my husband talked me into it.

    i'm getting rid of the mixed roosters i have now(mean) and thinking of a Polish.i want a rooster to be with my hens(not to breed) and a pet(any thoughts?).

    am i the only one who digs worms for thier chickens-in the rain-with a cold?-maybe its just me.

    Last edited: Nov 1, 2009

  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Hello and [​IMG]

    I go out and pick get all the slugs my duckies can get to and serve it to them as a treat. So yeah, you're normal [​IMG]
  3. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from UT!

    I haven't dug for worms in the cold, but I've collected bug in the rain. That's close enough! [​IMG]
  4. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Songster

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from the Hoosier state!!!!!
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Hi, and another welcome from the Hoosier State! Yeah...my husband laughs at me when he catches me out in the field chasing down grasshoppers to throw into my girls' run...so you're in the right place!! [​IMG]
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Songster

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    Ya, you are perfectly normal!!! And [​IMG] from WI
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us!

  8. kcsunshine

    kcsunshine Songster

    Nov 3, 2009
    Maryville, Tennessee
    Quote:Welcome from East Tennessee -
    When we dug our raised beds this spring, the chickens would come running, jump on the shovel and grab the worms before we could get the dirt off. And yea, I chase down bugs for them too.
  9. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
  10. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Songster

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In

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