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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by UnlabeledMama, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. UnlabeledMama

    UnlabeledMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I am located in Western NC and am a proud homeschooling mom to 2 children with our 3rd on the way - and as of last month a proud chicken owner!

    We split an order of 50 chicks from Murray McMurray Hatchery with a couple other families and ended up with 22 of their brown egg layers mix. They are a month old now and I've been trying to sort out the breeds. I am pretty sure we have 6 Black Stars, 5 Barred Rocks, 4 Buff Orpingtons, 3 Rhode Island Reds, 3 Dark Cornish and one mystery exotic breed! They quickly outgrew their refrigerator box brooder and we transported them to their new 10x10 coop this weekend even thought it's not quite done. We put up temporary roosts from tree branches and we still need to put siding on the outside and put the run up, but they are much happier already!

    This is what we have so far:

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    And some of our girls!

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  2. Melabella

    Melabella Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh so cute!

    WELCOME TO BYC[​IMG]

    So glad you are going to be part of a wonderful family of chicken lovers!

    Love the coop, you birds look wonderful!

    See you around1

    MB
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Love the coop!
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Nice looking birds. Is that the mystery chick the one that has the white on it? Does it have green legs? If so possibly an EE. :thumbsup
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  6. horsedirtocala

    horsedirtocala Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! From Ocala Florida!:lol:
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and [​IMG] So glad you joined us!!![​IMG]
     
  9. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Your coop looks awesome! Good luck with getting that done. They do look happy in there. :lol:

    I hope you find any info you need here, and enjoy the site. :D
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Very nice coop and cute chickens too!
     

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