New from Wisconsin

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 2007chickenrancher, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. 2007chickenrancher

    2007chickenrancher New Egg

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    I have been reading the FAQ's for 2 years now since I had gotten my first hens. I was told (1) was an Americauna, but she never layed anything but brown eggs, so I really don't know what she was. Gertrude was killed in March 2008 by what we suspect was a skunk. Maisy & Daisy dies from other health issues later that year. The same year my wonderful husband was supposed to geet 25 egg layer of the full-size variety; but we ended up with (25) Banty chicks!!! I gave away quite a few roosters & slaughtered (6) roosters leaving me (8) hens after the loss of a couple to hawks & being hit by a car - I think.

    In a couple of days we are getting some brand new babies. My husband doesn't remember exactly what he ordered (LOL) but I do know we are getting some Black & Red Sexlinks.

    I am so excited, but leary about when they will get here after reading this past week about the mis-shipment of babies that still had not arrived Friday!

    I want to say a big hello to all of you!
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
     
  3. Run-A-Muck Ranch

    Run-A-Muck Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    hello and welcome to BYC.....You lasted 2 years just reading... [​IMG] you must have some will power.... [​IMG]

    Where is WI are you from??? I also live in WI....

    there is a thread with others from WI on it....WI Cheeseheads or something like that....I guess there are a few of us...lol
     
  4. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    [​IMG] Welcome from Iowa!
    Keep reading! There's so much information here at BYC!
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  5. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
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    [​IMG] from MD!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Near San Fran Ca
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    From california
     
  7. 2007chickenrancher

    2007chickenrancher New Egg

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    I live in Nothwestern Wisconsin just South of Eau Claire on 11-1/2 acres.

    I have 2 cats, 1 dog, 2 Parakeets, 8 Banty hens & I just found out that my new baby chicks are shipping today from New Mexico! I am told they will be delivered to my P.O. either Wed. or Thurs.

    My boss (at my real job) isn't thrilled I need to take the day off that they come to care for them, but understands that someone has to take care of their poopy butts or they can die!!

    Earlier I didn't know what my dear husband forgot he ordered, but now I know I am getting 10 Black Sexlinks & 15 Red Sexlinks - all pullets.

    I lasted 2 years just reading the forum because I don't turn my computer on at all at home & I have been reading & researching secretly at work!!!!!!!

    I suppose now I'll get obsessed with all of the chicken talk & pictures & next thing you know, I'll fire up my 1998 computer & read - etc. at home!!

    K
     
  8. Run-A-Muck Ranch

    Run-A-Muck Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Well you aren't to far from me....I live North of Eau Claire...About 30 miles N of Eau Claire, 20 miles S of Rice Lake, or about 35 miles N of Menomonie....Gosh I hope those are the right directions...lol
     
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
     
  10. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida.
     

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