New chicken owner!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by proudmama88, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. proudmama88

    proudmama88 In the Brooder

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    Hello, everyone!

    I'm a new chicken owner, never before owned anything more than a dog or a cat so... needless to say, I'm both excited and really, really nervous.

    I didn't start with day old chicks... My husband thought it would be better for me to have older, hardier chicks so we got them at almost 2 weeks old.

    They are Buff Orphington's (hope I spelled that right!).

    In the future, I am really hoping to own a few Silkies after all the wonderful things I've heard about them! [​IMG]

    Anyway, I'm glad to be part of this forum and I hope to learn a lot here.

    Have a great day, fellow chicken fans! [​IMG]
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC from Michigan! [​IMG]

    You've come to the right place to learn, make friends, and share stories! Glad you found us!
     
  3. llamagirl

    llamagirl In the Brooder

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    Welcome from NC![​IMG]

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  4. Buckhorn Farm

    Buckhorn Farm OLD Country Girl

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    [​IMG] from Florida
     
  5. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

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    [​IMG] from Montana
     
  6. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

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    [​IMG] from Missouri! Buffs are a very good choice for a first chicken.
     
  7. proudmama88

    proudmama88 In the Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! [​IMG]

    Wow, this is like waking up and discovering a whole new world... I never knew there were so many chicken fans out there!! This is great.
     
  8. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    [​IMG] from TN
     
  9. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

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    Hi and a huge welcome to you from over the Pond..... waving frantically .......
     
  10. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Songster

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    Hello and [​IMG] from NC
     

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