New member from Glendale, AZ

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ArizonaDesertChicks, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

    Dec 8, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    What a great site! I've been lurking and gathering so much information from these boards and have finally made the plunge to join. We live in the city with almost 1/2 an acre and have 11 chicks - 2 barred rocks, 1 production red, 3 easter eggers, 2 barnevelders, & 3 white leghorns. We had wanted about 8 or 9 hens and purchased a couple extra in case any of our chicks turned out to be roosters.
    Mary Ann

    Last edited: Dec 18, 2008
  2. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2008
    Kingman, AZ
    What a gorgeous flock you have! I'm in Kingman, with a flock of ten Buff Orps, five Lt. Brahmas, three Silver Laced Wyandottes, and two Speckled Sussex pullets, all presided over by a Silver Laced cockerel.
    It sounds like I don't need to tell you how useful and how much fun this community is. Glad you're on board!
  3. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Welcome!

    What a great looking flock you have!
  4. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008

    My parents live in Glendale - I visited them once - in July a few years ago when I was 5 months pregnant. I was just a bit warm [​IMG]

    Your flock looks gorgeous! You'll have a rainbow of eggs when all your girls start laying!
  5. Their Other Mother

    Their Other Mother Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2008
    [​IMG] I'm from Cave Creek and I have 9 Mutt Chicks and 5 White Leghorn chicks right now.
  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY

    Happy looking chickens
  7. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 7, 2008
    Durant, OK

    Cute chicks!
  8. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

    Dec 8, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    Thanks for the friendly welcome notes. I am hoping for rainbow eggs (brown, white, blue or green, & even dark brown?), but I've heard some EE's lay brown eggs instead of the blue or green and that the barnevelders here in the US don't lay the dark brown eggs like they were originally bred to, so I guess we'll find out. We'll still love our chickens no matter what color they lay.
  9. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    deming new mexico
  10. gckiddhouse

    gckiddhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2008
    Desert Hills, AZ
    Hi Mary Ann,
    I am in AZ, too, not far from you. Your girls are gorgeous! We also have 11. One did turn out to be a rooster. Ooops! I thought we would want to get rid of him right away, but we really enjoy him. He is NOT friendly, but is very respectful. The neighbors don't mind - so far, and his crowing is really quite a nice thing to hear during the day. It isn't as loud as I thought it would be.

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