Never thought I'd be a chicken lover

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gelina44, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. gelina44

    gelina44 Hatching

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    I never thought I'd be raising chickens, but I love gardeing and my aunt kept on about how the chickens make free fertalizer... Then our towm made backyard chickens legal and cheap to have.... well now I have 3 Buff Orpingtons rescues from a mean flock, and about to add three more chicks Ameracaunas this time. I have used several resources found on this site and decided it was time to become a member and start contributing to the conversation.
     

  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
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  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Welcome to BYC from California wine country in the Western Sierra Foothills! :frow

    Never, ever thought I'd love chickens, but they surprised me. Individual little feathered personalities! Oh my.
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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, gelina44, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us!! You are really going to enjoy chickens - the fertilizer and the eggs - yum!!
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    do you mean the rescues are "mean " birds - you wrote they came from a mean flock. I would keep the new chicks away from them just in case.
     
  6. gelina44

    gelina44 Hatching

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    The flock they were in was mean, they had pecked most of the feathers off these three, not that you would guess that today, they all healed and filled out nicely ... They are sweet birds themselves.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    :welcome
     

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