New chicken lover

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dabble, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. Dabble

    Dabble New Egg

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    My husband and I got 11 chicks at 1 week old. They are now 8 weeks old. We are really enjoying watching them grow and deveope their personalities.Three days ago, one of the Easter Eggers ascaped and we can't find her:( . Her sister did it the day before but I found her in the ditch behind our house the next morning. Before we could clip their wings, again, Cleo was already missing. The other interesting thing, we have 2 RIR's and I named them Big Red and Little Red. Well, B. R. is growing faster than her sister. Ever since day one with our flock, B.R. was the boss. Now B.R.'s comb and wattles are bigger than L.R.. We think she might very well be a HE. LOL I didn't want a rooster. But B.R. watches over all the girls and it's so sweet. If it is a rooster I guess we will get used to the noise; cuz now we love them all.
    We love this site! My husband researched all the coops he could to get ideas for ours. Now I call the coop the Chicken Hilton.

    Liz
    2 RIR, 2 Partridge Rocks, 2 BO, and now 3 EE

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  2. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

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  3. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Near San Fran Ca
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    Hi
    From out west
     
  4. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    [​IMG] Welcome from Iowa!
    Keep reading! There's so much to learn there at BYC!
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  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
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  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Sorry to hear that your EE escaped. Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

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  8. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2008
    Eagan,MN
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  9. teeny

    teeny Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome aboard from the Panhandles of WEST BY GOD VIRGINIA , I am also real new to BYC!
     

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