New but Not New

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MaPa26, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. MaPa26

    MaPa26 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2013
    Hi, from Kansas. I officially joined this website back in April of this year. I found it useful for advice.
    Perhaps I am just getting into the "social" aspect of this site because the weather has been so nasty that I am stuck inside the house and can only get outside for short periods of time that it takes to do the necessary chores of maintaining our little flock. I have visited the site for years, since I have always wanted to have some chickens, again. My dad always had chickens, as long as we lived in a place that would accommodate them. I remember a lot about it, but there is sooooo much more to learn. I also used this site while doing research for building a coop.
    We moved to the "country" eight years ago, but only got started with chickens in March. We started with six pullets: four Rhode Island Red and two white Leghorns. They have thrived, so we must be doing something right. When my husband saw that my "dream" of having chickens was not a whim and that keeping them alive wasn't as hard as he thought it would be, he started building our coop. Every so often, he will remark on how well they are doing and he seems genuinely surprised that they are still alive, with each benchmark we have reached. When Spring gets here (considering we are having one of the worst cold spells in years), I am positive that I will have to listen to him, EVERY day, say something in respect to the fact that our chickens are alive and healthy. (I am fully confident that they will be!)
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2013
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello and :frow Welcome To BYC! Glad your chickens are doing well, miserable weather or not, am sure they will be happy and healthy come spring, and you will have one surprised husband.... when will it be time to start practicing saying "I told you so."?
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Wishing you continued success with your flock!
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Wishing you continued success with your flock!
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG] seems like most of us are having miserable weather - earlier than expected.
  6. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome and congratulations on your success!

    Three days in a row of sleet, freezing rain, and rain here! Yuck!
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    Welcome to BYC!

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