New Chicken Mom

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Krisabelle, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. Krisabelle

    Krisabelle Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 25, 2017
    East Aurora, NY
    Hi everyone -

    I've been a chicken mom in East Aurora, NY for 1 week today. I couldn't have done it without all of the information that I have obtained here.
    My husband Mark and I currently have 2 Barred Rocks named Star and Lucy along with 2 Buff Orpingtons (we think) named Nugget and Stella. We have 4 more coming in 2 weeks.
    Never in a million years would I have imagined the absolute joy i get from taking care of our girls. They were 10 days old when we adopted them from Clydes a local feed store. They have already outgrown their first home and my husband had to get a much larger container for them I can't believe how quickly they have grown.
    Thank you everyone for all of the advise and pictures to help us newbie parents.
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC - and the chicken obsession -- so very glad you've joined us! It is truly amazing just how quickly these little fuzz balls grow and change (and steal your heart), isn't it?
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, Krisabelle, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Happy you are enjoying your new flock! If you want to chat with some fellow NY poultry peeps, find your state thread in the following link and say howdy:
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us [​IMG]

    Best wishes
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Krisabelle, glad you joined us at Backyard Chickens [​IMG]
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Krisabelle & Mark [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  7. N F C

    N F C home again! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Glad you're enjoying the chicks!

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