New Egg!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tikka, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. Tikka

    Tikka Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm Tikka and I live in Salt Lake City. We had some pet chickens when I was a girl, roosters as it turned out, and I jumped at the chance to get some last month when a friend was looking at moving.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I'm pretty much new to chickens. The chickens I had as a child died one by one until the last one attacked my little sister and my mom turned it out in an anonymous field. I'm definitely new to hens.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    (3) What breeds do you have?
    I have 4 red star pullets, hatched in February, I believe. They are named Josephine, Charlotte, Abigail and Catherine, though I can't usually tell Abigail and Catherine apart. They all lay daily for the time being. I like stars, but we may try some black ones.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Just reading everything I can find about chickens on the internet, especially wondering about winter coming up.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Writing, cooking, singing.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I have 3 fish, 2 really big goldfish and a tank cleaner. If only there was such thing as a chicken coop cleaner! My husband and I agreed when we were married that we'd have no pets, but the fish were free and the chickens lay eggs, right?
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Congrats on getting chickens

    Imp
     
  3. turtlynne

    turtlynne Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome From Sc - This Is Awesome Website...fun And Useful. I Log On When Am Feelin' Blue And Am Cheered Right Up (of Course I Go To My [​IMG] Ladies Coop If I Can For The Same Reason)
     
  4. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
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  5. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from PA!
     
  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
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  7. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
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  8. mschickychick

    mschickychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC. We are glad you're here.

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  9. missfitch

    missfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    welcome, Congrats,
    and be careful they are very contagious.......
    (as I started 6 months ago and now have 8 chickens and 13 fertile eggs)... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
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