New from Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lynette, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. Lynette

    Lynette Songster

    Hi everyone! My name is Lynette and I got 13 chicks this past spring. I grew up on a farm, but this is my first time having chickens of my own. Of course I had to get my husband to give in and let me get them. He was even sweet enough to build a nice coop for me. Anyway, I have 3 Rhode Island Reds females, 1 Barred Rock female, 1 Isa Brown female, male and female Silver-Laced Wyandottes, female Old English Bantam, male Golden Sebright Bantam, and 4 booted Bantams. I got them for eggs and as pets. I am not going to eat them. You should see the looks my dad gives me when I tell them that they are going to die of old age. Growing up, we ate the chickens if they no longer had a purpose. I personally can't kill and eat something I raised. I have gotten pretty attached to them. Looking forward to talking to all of you and I am sure I will have questions as I go.

  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  3. Welcome to BYC from NY! [​IMG]
  4. gallinamama

    gallinamama Songster

    May 14, 2010
    Macomb, Michigan
    Hi Lynette, I am also new to this chicken thing.. my grandson's preschool experiment became my new hobby.[​IMG] My husband did not and still isn't thrilled. My family thinks I have flipped my wig.[​IMG]
    I think it is a very good thing. I do not know what breed my chickens are... I have a whole slew of different types.. I have tried and tried to post pictures and the only thing I have been able to do is to make an avatar..[​IMG] Look forward to talking with you.[​IMG]
  5. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    [​IMG] from Maine!! [​IMG]
  6. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    [​IMG] from the Thumb! [​IMG]
  7. Lynette

    Lynette Songster

    Shelleyb1969, will you have silkie and cochin bantams for sale next spring? I want to get some, but I wanted to find something close by rather than having them shipped to me. I noticed that you are in Brown City and that is only about 15-20 minutes from me. And my husband has already told me that he didn't want to drive me all over Michigan to get these chicks for me either lol.

  8. Mommi3130

    Mommi3130 Songster

    Jun 4, 2009
  9. sodbuster

    sodbuster In the Brooder

    Jul 20, 2010
    [​IMG] and [​IMG]
  10. crazyaboutchickens

    crazyaboutchickens Live Long And Prosper

    Apr 10, 2010
    [​IMG] from New York! [​IMG]

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