new comer from small town Massachusetts

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by popcornpuppy, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Songster

    Jun 19, 2009
    Holland, Massachusetts
    Hi to all. I love this website, you can find anything here regarding chickens. Our family got our first chickens a year ago when my husband brought home 6 chickens that were a month old. He bought them from a local source that raises chickens as a hobby. She was NOT a breeder, and did not know a whole lot about chickens. We wanted to get chickens to keep in our rural back yard to provide us with fresh eggs. We only got one egg layer out of the group. The other 5 were roo's!!!!!!! They were all suposed to be Rhode Island Red's and the only hen out of the bunch is NOT a RIR. She looks more like a New Hampshire or Production red. I was able to find that out from this great website. I recently ordered 12 Rhode Island Red pullets from Ideal Hatchery and I am so happy with the experiance I had ordering from them. I have been on this site nite and day for the last week looking up advice on how to care for my babies. I have found answers to every question I have had and I love the friendly, helpfuly nature of evey one who has posted. I hope that as my babies grow I can pass on some tid bit of knowledge in the future to others who were once like me.........looking for advice from people with real life experience.[​IMG]
  2. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from UT! Don't need to warn you about how addicting BYC can be [​IMG]
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida. Glad you're here!
  4. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    [​IMG] from CT [​IMG]
  5. lunkerchicken

    lunkerchicken Songster

    [​IMG] from Cape Cod, MA!
  6. redneckrick

    redneckrick In the Brooder

    Jun 13, 2009
    freetown ma.
    hello freetwn ma. here new to the site also very good site love it lots of chickens here ducks a pig turkeys and more
  7. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    [​IMG] from hollister fl
  8. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Crowing

    Apr 11, 2009
    Newaygo Michigan
    [​IMG] popcornpuppy
    [​IMG] redneckrick form Michigan
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    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

  10. ODS-n-ENS FARM

    ODS-n-ENS FARM Songster

    Sep 16, 2008

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