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Literally Dreaming about Chickens...??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MamaBearsFlock, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. MamaBearsFlock

    MamaBearsFlock Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 18, 2015
    Hello Everyone!

    Yes, I have just chosen my very first flock and for the last three nights.... I have been dreaming about chickens, chicks, coops, and mountain lions trying to get my flock (and we do not live near mountain lions... haha). My name is Susan, I live in Northwest Indiana with my husband, 6 children, 3 dogs, 1 cat, and new to the family 8 chicks and 1 duck....... and to answer your next likely questions: Yes, we have a TV and no, we do not live on a farm. [​IMG] Although, I wish we did NOT have a TV and we DID live on a farm. I think that I would like everyone better..... maybe not. Anyways, my husband is an Ironworker, and I tinker in a little bit of everything (currently looking at everyone's chicken coops and putting together a Frankenstein design of my own in my workshop. So ANY suggestions on the Do's and Don'ts of chicken coop design/building would be greatly desired and appreciated!

    Mama Bear's Flock:
    I have never had chickens of my own, so I am very excited and overwhelmed at the same time. I have had many many questions and have looked to BYC and it's community for those answers. So, a sincere thank you to everyone for helping me with the hardest task thus far..... choosing my flock!!! Let me know how I did! (I will post pictures later, but for now... Patti is my Avatar)

    3 Barred Rocks- Ellie, Nelly, & Shelly

    2 White Leghorns- Thelma & Louise

    1 Buff Orpington- Eleanore

    1 Rhode Island Red- Ginger

    1 Polish- Patti

    1 Pekin Duck- Bernese

    Thank You for taking the time to look over my flock, thank you to everyone who have helped me to this point, and thank you to everyone who will inevitably help me in the future!!!

  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

    Mar 3, 2015
    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!

    It sounds like a wonderful flock! Personally Orpintons and Barred Rocks are my FAVORITES! (not counting Easter eggers [​IMG]) Patti is adorable! I would love to see more pictures of your chicks and duck!
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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
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  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Wow, what a pretty bird in your avatar!! Sounds like you picked out some nice breeds. You will surely have a colorful egg basket!!

    Make yourself at home here and ask any questions you may have. Welcome to our flock!
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    Sounds like you have a lovely flock! Good luck with all of them.
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    Good luck with your chicks! It sounds like you have a wonderful flock.
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
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  8. ASilkieNest

    ASilkieNest Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2015
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  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
    1 person likes this.
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Nice to meet you! Enjoy your flock!
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