New from Easter Nebraska

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

  1. OrpOrp

    OrpOrp New Egg

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    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!

    Ardena
     
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    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

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  5. Mehjr10

    Mehjr10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 !
     
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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Ardena, welcome to BYC, and good luck managing your many projects.
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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