New chicken keeper

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MRS McKlucky, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. MRS McKlucky

    MRS McKlucky In the Brooder

    Jun 13, 2018
    Hi. I'm Shell.
    Me and Rou my OH sort of tricked one another into starting our new chicken family at the end of February this year.

    He had built a green house that he'd covered in heavy duty plastic and mesh so that our 5 cats couldn't scratch it, 2 years previous. It's a nice 10x6.
    So without further a do he'd ripped out all the shelf stands, put in sand and a coop and even fitted a cat flap so our new hens could have access to the outdoor run during the day.
    (We're based in Birmingham, UK. We are suburban chicken keepers.) View attachment 1429119 View attachment 1429119 View attachment 1429120
    In March we got our girls.
    We became the proud owners of Daisy, Melissa, Miss Clucky, Chow how and Hae Hae. They are a speckledy, white star, bluebell, Rhodes Island red, crossbreed and a Warren. It hasn't stopped there... We now have 2 silkies we got last week. A white one called Pom Pom and a partridge called Nugget. They look a bit riffy as the get their face covered in water melon,, but they seem happy. And our grand kids love all of them.
    So Hi! We've already been gleaming loads of good info from this community and today decided to become a part of it.
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope you will enjoy it as much as we do :wee
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  3. HenniesInMyHeart

    HenniesInMyHeart Songster

    Mar 12, 2018
    :welcome! I see chicken math has already struck...welcome to the flock! :hugs
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  4. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
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  5. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie LORD OF THE FEED Premium Member

    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
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  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Welcome to BYC, sounds like you really like having birds :)

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