New in Illinois

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RedheadErin, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. RedheadErin

    RedheadErin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2011
    1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    Yes! My son and I (and hubby, what a good sport) raised 6 chicks that came out of a 4-H embryology project this spring.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    4--1 Leghorn roo, 2 leghorn hens, 1 RI red hen

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    Leghorns and RI Red

    (4) How did you find out about

    Recommended by an animal shelter

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Homeschooling my kid, sports, reading

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    We are a Mom, a Dad, and a 10-year-old boy. We share our home with the chickens, 3 cats, some mice, and some crayfish. I am also looking to adopt 2 guinea pigs and maybe some fish. We like to be outside, camp, travel, go to historical re-enactments, and generally hang out together and have fun. The chickens are part of our dream of a hobby farm. Hubs won't let me get a pig yet, but I'm working on it.
  2. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Calif.
  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  4. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC
  5. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Very happy to have you with us!

  6. CheerioLounge

    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2011
    California High Desert
    [​IMG] from Twentynine Palms in the California high desert!

    You'll find BYC folks are very friendly and knowledgeable and are always eager to help!
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  8. sunnydalefarms

    sunnydalefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2011
    Sturgeon, MO
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  10. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens


    What a great project to do with your kids [​IMG]

    Question, how do you know the leghorn is a roo if it just hatched this AM?

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