New from Sonoma County

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FouPourPoulets, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. FouPourPoulets

    FouPourPoulets Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I'm Garnet, and I've become crazy for chickens. I'm guessing my madness may deepen, since I only caught this bug about 2-3 months ago. I never imagined I'd have an interest in chickens, let alone keeping chickens myself.

    I've been reading a lot on the web, and have read three books about raising chickens (Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, Keep Chickens!, and The Small-Scale Poultry Flock). I bought my day-old chicks at a local feed store three weeks ago, and they are growing quickly. I'm having a lot of fun watching their silly and interesting behavior. Just yesterday my custom-made coop from Dana and Michael of My Urban Farm (http://myurbanfarm.net) was delivered, and I'll be starting work tomorrow on preparing it for the girls (hopefully!). Guess it'll be another month or so before they're ready to move in.

    I've gotten some helpful information from the BYC site since I started my research on keeping chickens, and figured I ought to become a member so I can start learning more!

    I'm looking forward to my crazy adventures with chickens!

    ~ Garnet
     
  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome

    Silly would definitely be one way to describe it. My first chicks all followed the leader trying to stuff their little bodies through a hole in the brooder roof. :lol:

    Glad you're enjoying your chickens, and I hope you find everything you need on the site! :frow
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....glad you joined us
     
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  10. FouPourPoulets

    FouPourPoulets Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all the welcomes!

    My three-week-old chickies had their first outdoor adventure today! I fenced off a section of my yard and let them do their thing for about half an hour. I decided to take them back inside once the vultures started circling.
     

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