New Chicken Mama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickenMama0330, Aug 15, 2018.

  1. ChickenMama0330

    ChickenMama0330 In the Brooder

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    Hello All!

    My husband and I just got our first flock of chickens this year! He has wanted them for a few years now and I have not, knowing that I would be the one who ends up taking care of them. I finally relented thinking, "okay now that he has permission, he'll give up and not want to get them." I was wrong haha. We have two Rhode Island Reds (Nutmeg and Cinnamon), two Black Australorps (Pepper and Poppy) and two White Leghorns (Saffron and Ginger). I adore them! They were all born roughly around April 7th or so. They were about a week old when we got them on April 13th. Nutmeg just started laying on August 7th and has consistently laid everyday since! I was so excited that I was jumping up and down and punching the air! Now I'm just waiting for the rest of the girls to lay. Saffron and Cinnamon are doing the "squat" so hopefully any day now!
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  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
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  3. rjohns39

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya
    Pretty girls you have there.
     
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  4. ChickenMama0330

    ChickenMama0330 In the Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
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  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    :welcome:yesss:
     
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  7. 007Sean

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Thanks for sharing your intro and pics of the girls! :thumbsup

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
     
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  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Welcome to BYC!
    :yesss: We are glad you joined our flock!

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    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Welcome to BYC :) You have a beautiful flock!
     

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