New from Easter Nebraska

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by OrpOrp, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. OrpOrp

    OrpOrp New Egg

    Feb 26, 2014
    Hello from Nebraska!

    I have been lurking (and learning) for about six months trying to soak up some of the collective experience around here. :) Finally decided to join up and say hi.

    I got my first chicks about three weeks ago--- four Buff Orpington pullets. (I had my heart set on Orpingtons, I don't know why. Orp Orp!) There's a little one that I'm a little suspicious might be a roo though, and they're feed store chickens, so it's totally possible. I got the "family" in on it, and now I have seven total chicks. In addition to the Orps we added a Black Sex Link, an RIR, and a little chipmunk striped mystery chick. (Oy, the chicken math.)

    So far, so good. I haven't lost any (fingers crossed) and they all seem healthy and well. My little favorite is an Orp I named "Nugget".

    In addition to the chickies I have a dog, Hunni, and old rescue cats Paris and Ranger.

    I'm a full time student and have two jobs. I didn't need free time, did I?

    I love it/them so far. What little characters. They make me smile every day (even while I'm washing poop out of their waterer... sigh...).

    Glad to meet you all!

    Last edited: Mar 10, 2014
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop

    Orps are the best breed to keep!! At least that is what I think. [​IMG] They are all I keep. Very friendly, docile, affectionate and quite hardy. You will love them!

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  5. Mehjr10

    Mehjr10 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2012
    Moscow, TN
    Welcome to BYC from West TN ! Chipmunk striped could be an Easter Egger? But I have to say it, they will all be Easter Eggers for you ! [​IMG]

    Correction Unless the one is a Roo !
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2014
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hi, Ardena, welcome to BYC, and good luck managing your many projects.
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed


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