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New chicken owner - Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dylan729, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. dylan729

    dylan729 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have always loved animals from cats, dogs, rabbits, hamesters, ect.. A few weeks ago me and my girlfriend decided it might be nice to have some chickens around too. So I turned an old shed into a chicken coop. Building 6 nesting boxes, old branches for some perches, and I got some straw for bedding. At first we started out with just 3 little chicks 2 red sexlinks, and a blue cochin chick all about 6 weeks old. But we instantly grew quite fond of them and bought more. Now we have 1 Barred Rock Rooster(aka the boss), 1 Barred Rock hen, 5 Red sexlinks, 2 Blue Cochines, 2 Americanas Pullets, 1 Americana Roo, 3 silky, 1 frizzie chick a brand new Polish chick.

    I'm only 18 and i'm about to graduate high school we keep our new flock at my girlfriends grandma's who's a big fan of them as well. They free range during the day and we put them back in the coop at night. We're very fond of watching them play. run around, and search for bugs. Just thought i'd introduce myself and tell a little about me and my flock.

    -Dylan T, Castroville Texas
     
  2. dawg53

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio, so glad you joined. Congrats on your graduation and good luck with your chickens. :thumbsup
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. 1muttsfan

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  7. dylan729

    dylan729 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all for the warm welcome
     
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  10. dylan729

    dylan729 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thx
     

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