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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hfaucett, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. hfaucett

    hfaucett New Egg

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    Well, I've been promising/threatening my wife that I was going to be getting chickens for the last 5 years. We live on an old farmstead in Indiana, and she hasn't been too keen on getting chickens. Last week, I told her that TSC had some chicks for half off, and she told me to "go ahead and get them". Well, they were sold out by the time I finally decided I would (next morning). This Saturday, I showed up and bought 6 Black Jersey Giants and 4 Tetra Tints that were all getting pretty far along. When I showed up with 10 chicks, she first threw a fit, and then said, "is that all you brought home?"

    Well, I happened to pick up some red pulllets, some Ameracaunas, and two buff orpingtons to round out the flock to an even twenty-two, just to satisfy my wife. She had to pick up and handle all the smaller chicks . . . hillarious!

    I'm working on doing this for the fist time, and am not completely sure where the adventure will take me. I guess I'm here to find out. Hoping for some nice, big blue and cream and brown eggs soon.

    All the best,

    Homer
     
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC

    Sounds like you picked out a nice variety of egg layers and pretty feathers

    Good luck raising your chicks. And we would love to see some pics :)
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Homer, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Sounds like you took the poultry plunge in a big way!! Glad you wife came around to your way of thinking. [​IMG] Good luck to you!
     
  6. hfaucett

    hfaucett New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm welcomes! Here are a few pics, after watching my alma mater make it through a tough game!

    Here's my basket full of Tetra Tints and Jersey Giants
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    And my basket full of Ameracaunas, Red pulls, and Buff orps.

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    Hopefully this fixed the link to the pics!
     
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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

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