My hubby gave in & got me some chickens!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bm12171, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. bm12171

    bm12171 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm so excited to begin my chicken adventure!! I've always wanted to live on a farm, but unfortunately life didn't hand me this opportunity. The good thing though is God has blessed me with many animals in spite of not living on a farm. We have 5 dogs, 4 cats (3 of them adopted us by being dropped off, but that's ok), recently added 2 mini donkeys that I absolutely ADORE, and finally last night - added 4 chickens. We bought 5 of them from Dinky's auction barn, but one did not make it. It was so cold last night and I just wonder if the cold night air, plus the stress of being in the auction house didn't have something to do with it. I have NO IDEA what kind they are or how old. One appears to be older than the others, but 3 of them appear to be approximately 12 weeks old. I don't know this for sure, just browsed through pics and tried to get an idea. I don't even know if any of them will be hens or they will all be roosters - let's hope HENS!! I'll post some pics of them tomorrow to try and see if someone may know what kind they are. From some of the pics online, appears maybe 2 - Black Australorps and 2 - New Hampshire Reds, but who knows. Hopefully when I get pics posted someone would be so kind to give me some ideas. Thanks all, so happy to be apart of this great site!! What a true blessing!!![​IMG]
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. Courtney R

    Courtney R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it will b and Adventure, i wanna hav a farm but rite now i hav a dog, bout 7 or so cats(live round the neighborhood but we take care of em) and 6 chickens. i had a bull calf. Any way, good luck w/ that[​IMG]
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  8. bm12171

    bm12171 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone!!!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, bm12171, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here!! I have my fingers crossed for hens! Best of luck!!
     

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