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New Birdbrain in Colorado

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by telehillco, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. telehillco

    telehillco Out Of The Brooder

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    So nice to have found a great forum for questions and info as a newbie chicken owner. Here's my basic info:

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Brought home our first three chicks (ever) 8 days ago. I can't believe how much they've changed already and I'm glad I'm keeping a photo record.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    Three: Foghorn (Rhode Island Red), Leghorn (also Rhode Island Red) and Jersey Girl (Buff Orpington). My husband came up with the names. Jersey Girl is probably named after me, though I'm not your typical Jersey girl by the fact that I'm living here in CO with three chickens.

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    See #2

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Searching for coop ideas. It's was what finally hooked my husband since he's a talented woodworker and needed a new project. I'd say it's already halfway done.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Skiing, kayaking, biking, triathlons and gardening (really anything outside)

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    No other pets right now. The chicks are filling in double duty as pets and egg layers. My friends and family find it a little odd that I have chickens since I don't actually like eggs on their own, but my husband makes great desserts, french toast and I'm saving up quiche recipies. In the rest of my life I'm a college prof teaching a lot about sustainability, so it feels nice to walk the walk a little more.

    Anyhow, I'm looking forward to reading and learning as my chicks grow.
     
  2. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello [​IMG] and WELCOME to BYC from NC
     
  3. Irajoe

    Irajoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from SC!
     
  4. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Welcome!
     
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
     
  6. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    Welcome! So glad that you found us! Be sure to look for the thread entitled "Colorado".
     
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
     
  8. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC! You will love it here [​IMG]

    Austin from SC
     
  9. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    [​IMG] from CT [​IMG]
     
  10. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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