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  1. HSmamma

    HSmamma Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,
    I'm new here although have been a BYC fan for sometime. This is our first endevour with chickens. We ordered 8 from my pet chicken. 1 poor white silkie did die but the others are thriving. We have 2 buff orpingtons named Rosie and Clover, 2 Silver laced Wyandottes named Rum and Raisin, 2 Easter Eggers named Chipmunk and Spice and one white silkie named Cotton.

    We homeschool our 3 kids so this has been a great project for them. They have built roosts, nest boxes and help with the general care.

    The coop is huge and we converted part of our barn into a coop and run. I wanted to free range them but we have so many racoons and fox around here that I was afraid to.

    We love our girls so much that we will be ordering some more chicks in the spring. Probably a few more silkies-my son loves them and some more easter eggers.

    Glad to be here-
    HSmamma
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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  3. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    Welcome to BYC! We're very happy to have you join this little group. [​IMG]
     
  4. HSmamma

    HSmamma Out Of The Brooder

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    Well thanks-just as soon as I figure out how to post pictures of my coop and chickens I will do that.

    HSmamma [​IMG]
     
  5. Aisle12Farms

    Aisle12Farms Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]:woot It's nice to have you in the "family".
     
  6. Kuki

    Kuki Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats on the homeschooling, those are some blessed kids!

    can't wait to see pics of the coop/run!
     
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    It's always nice when a lurker comes out of hiding.
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  9. gaited horse

    gaited horse Merry Christmas!

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    welcome leave while you can they will take over our life and then you will have no time to do anything else. they sucked my in to
     
  10. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] glad to have you aboard. Just be forwarned this is very addicting, but I love it so will you.
     

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