New from PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by zsquared08, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. zsquared08

    zsquared08 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 3, 2013
    Hello everyone ! I am new to the site and chickens. I got my chicks the week after Easter never knowing how attached I would become to my little babies. I absolutely LOVE it ! Unfortuantely I lost 2 already :( One from a nasty huge hawk and just this past weekend I went into the coop and one of my girls was deceased. So definitely getting used to it but trying my best to keep them healthy and happy. Hopefully I can keep learning and get some information from this site
    :) :) :) [​IMG]
  2. ebertschic

    ebertschic Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 29, 2013
    Welcome [​IMG]

    I too am new at this. I bought 7 baby chicks in mid April from a local garden supply store and was told they were all girls. Surprise, 2 were of which was aggressive so I rehomed him over to my neighbors house.

    I'm sorry to hear about the hawk. I'd be devasted if that happened to one of my chickens.

    How many chickens do have and have they layed yet ?

    ~J~ from NJ
  3. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2013
    Sorry for you losses but welcome to the site!
  4. zsquared08

    zsquared08 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 3, 2013
    Thank you so much for the welcomes[​IMG]
    I currently have 8. I actually ended up with 2 boys as well and my one was always the sweetest little thing when he was a baby and now hes very protective and vocal haha. This past weekend I got 4 brown eggs! I have been waiting for so long but I actually think it was the female that I got from a friend down the street, they thought it would be funny to steal her from someone's yard while intoxicated [​IMG] and then once sober realized what they did so she was wandering his yard so he gave her to me to add to my flock, it took a week for her to get adjusted now shes part of the family and for some reason I have a feeling she is giving me my delicious eggs. But no other girls have laid yet.
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    Welcome to BYC!
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC!

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