My name is melissa and i have a problem...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mrsengeseth, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. I simply can't get off the site. I have been drooling over different incubators. So much so that i have gathered all the supplies except a few to build a Bread Box Bator like MissPrissy. I have coveted other peoples chickens, reveling in the different feather styles and color variations. I have ooh'ed and aahh'ed over fuzzy butts. I have read, with a great deal of dismay, over the losses of chickens due to negligent dog owners and wildlife. My name is Melissa and I am a BYC addict. [​IMG]

    next project...incubating and bantam breeds. [​IMG]
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Songster

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    My name is Beth and I am a chicken-a-holic.

    When I first got chickens I thought I would just have some chickens. Now I am in the same boat as you! I have a chicken breed Wish List, I am buying in incubator in a month or two, and now I have ducks!!!

    We need a 12 step program.
  3. new chicken mommy

    new chicken mommy In the Brooder

    Jun 25, 2008
    athens vt
    hi my name is shelia , my problem started 14 weeks ago ordered 15 babys got 26 then ordered 15 got 16 then ordered 10 got 11 and i have 10 more coming thur. Im thinking I have a serious problem!!
  4. soonerdog

    soonerdog Songster

    Well I'm here to tell you that I've been doing this for 42 years now and it don't get any better. Raising poultry! There is no end in sight. You'll always find new and interesting birds. The best advice I can give is to just hold on and enjoy the ride! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2008
  5. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    yeah, I have the same problem. And DH wonders why the house is a mess and what I am doing all day......I tell him "Ahhh chickens"

    But I did clean house today, I just take breaks for housework to check the board and go play with the chickens.
  6. krcote

    krcote Songster

    May 21, 2008
    Concord, NH
    Hi my name is Krystle... and I share my morning cereal with my girls. They also have sipped my coffee. I know I have a problem because my dogs are jealous.
  7. Missouri chick

    Missouri chick Songster

    May 15, 2008
    Homer, GA
    Quote:I'm not sure 12 steps would be enough,,,,, [​IMG]

    With all the enablers out there, I don't see much hope for me. I simply can't say no.
  8. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Quote:And I thought only my chickens ocassionally steal a sip!
  9. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    All I can Welcome to the insanity!!! I started with...' just 6 or 7 for eggs for DH and I" I now have...
    The South coop...4 seperate pens and runs..

    1) Banty Cochin Frizzles ( 6)
    2) White Leghorns ( 6)
    3) 4 each Barred Rock pullets and cockerells and 2 Welsummer pulletts.
    4) EE ( 8 hens and a roo)

    The Turkey coop...3 hens and a Tom

    The grow out pen...8 young Turkeys and a Guinea( wandered in)

    grow out pen #2 51 Cornish Cross.

    The reds coop...13 RIR/x ( all the mutts are in there)

    The Buff Coop 13 hens 1 Roo...and a Dom hen...oh, and a mean little frizzle hen( she thinks she is a BO)

    The Batchlor pad... 2 Leghorn Roos.
    We are working on another coop...will have 4 rooms..and seperate pens. Its 12 x 30. Yup...its an addiction all right...and I am in LOVE WITH IT!! [​IMG]
  10. spydertoys

    spydertoys Songster

    May 19, 2008
    Munfordville, Kentucky
    I work at home I'm off the!!

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