New chicken mom!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Annemade, May 19, 2017.

  1. Annemade

    Annemade Chirping

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    I have wanted to have chickens for years. This year for mothers day I received a coop and 6 chicks! It was the best mothers day ever. My grandchildren love them. I have been doing a lot of reading about raising chickens this past week. It has been challenging weather in Michigan this past week, but so far so good. Everyone seems happy & healthy. Can't wait to see them grow and start laying eggs!
     
  2. KaylorFarms

    KaylorFarms Crowing

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    Hello and wecome to BYC!!!! Great to have you! We love seeing pictures of baby chicks! Please post pictures of them soon!
     
  3. Mooker

    Mooker In the Brooder

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    Welcome! :frow
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope you will visit the Learning Center at top of page. It is a great starter for newbies and can even answer questions you haven't thought of yet.
     
  5. Annemade

    Annemade Chirping

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    Thanks for the welcome. I am reading daily on all different chicken topics. I hope to start building a run for my darlings soon. There are soooo many designs to choose from . It's another cold night. Made sure the heat lamp is working and all are snug and warm.
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Welcome to BYC! So glad you joined us!
     
  7. Annemade

    Annemade Chirping

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    Here are my beautiful girls! So far they don't have names yet, waiting to see their personalities. I have assigned them numbers. Number 3 is the ones that likes to look at the camera. 20170520_192948.jpg
     
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  8. SunnyX

    SunnyX In the Brooder

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    We bought chickens at the Co-op, but they are three times the size now and roosting in the tree.
     

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  9. Annemade

    Annemade Chirping

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    So cute. You must be where it is warm. Michigan just can't make up her mind yet on cold or hot.
     
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  10. Cntry1958

    Cntry1958 Songster

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    Welcome to BYC, My brother also lives in Mich. and says the same thing. He said it don't know if its winter or summer. NO real in between at all.

    I think that Mothers Day Gift was the best. How did they hide that from you so you didn't hear chirping from them chicks?
     

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