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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wildflowers, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. wildflowers

    wildflowers Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 23, 2008
    I have been lurking for quite awhile learning all that I can. Searching obsessively for info and pretty much going into info overload [​IMG]

    but it has been fun.

    I am Valerie and we are the proud parents of three red sexlinks currently. They are 11 weeks old. Just because I get the idea that sharing pictures of our loves is pretty common here


    Man in tractor chickens running free [​IMG]

    We have them in our garage though they will be going outside tomorrow since the tractor is in good working condition. My husband the perfectionist wanted to make sure everything was good before we took it out.

    We are also very excited because we will be getting some day olds from ideal. They should be shipping out tomorrow.

    That is all the chicken part of our lives.
    I m a homeschooling mom. My husband is in the navy. We have three wonderful, chicken loving girls. One getting old dog, who has seemed to be quite taken with the chicks. He never used to go to the garage and now he goes out there and lays next to them, it is very sweet. We also have two cats. One of our cats also loves the chicks. They ate spinach together a few days ago. Okay pretty sure she only hangs out with them to eat greens and throw them back up onto our floor later on, but it is still sweet.
    And I think that is long enough of an intro [​IMG]
  2. andehens

    andehens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2008
    Scenic Sierra Nevadas

    Great Tractor! Cute Chickens!
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Welcome! Your going to love those red sex links come the age of about 22 weeks [​IMG] They are Prolific egg layers. Mine has laid every day but one since 22 weeks old. They are awesome and so very sweet too! What type of babies are you getting next?
  4. blazinchicken

    blazinchicken Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 11, 2008
    South East, Tennessee
    Welcome.......... [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. wildflowers

    wildflowers Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 23, 2008
    We are getting one Rhode Island Red, two Black Australorp, two Barred Rock, two Black Sex Link , one Red Sex Link and two Ameraucanas.
    A lot I know. We are not sure if we are going to be able to keep them all. I have heard great things about the sex links. Well, actually, even though we haven't met yet, I am in love with all the breeds I got. I admit to wanting a silver wyndotte also. That one will have to wait I guess.
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Sounds great. Welcome.

    Even my wife is talking about getting a rooster again so that our hens can produce some chicks. Go figure.... she's the one that made us rehome the first roo we got.
  7. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

    Feb 17, 2007
    [​IMG] Valerie
  8. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Welcome Valerie,


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