New member from Massachusetts

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 8isenough, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. 8isenough

    8isenough New Egg

    Jan 28, 2012
    Hi everyone!

    I'm Grace, a newbie to this flock. I started my flock this past July. I have 8 chickens; 2 Black Australorps, Joy & Hope; 2 Ameraucanas, Jewel & Hawkeye; 1 Cuckoo Maran, Dottie; 1 White Plymouth Rock, Pearl; 1 RIR, Red; 1 Golden Buff, Runway. My chickens are 29+ weeks old and I'm getting a ton of eggs, yah! Last week they had a new record...52 eggs! This week they took a bit of a break..48. I wasn't expecting so many eggs but I'm told it's because they're just starting out.
    From the very 1st day I've been enjoying every minute of this new adventure, from anticipating their arrival to when the 1st egg would be laid. (Runway was the 1st at 19.6 weeks) (Hawkeye was the last at 25.6 weeks) Runway hasn't missed a day since she started laying and 4 or 5 of them have been huge ,I mean really huge, double yolks. One was just a little bit smaller than a tennis ball. (Ouch)

    I'm looking forward to chatting with you all and learning more about raising my flock.
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
    Welcome to back yard chickens Grace!
    So happy you joined. [​IMG]
  3. FlyRobinFly

    FlyRobinFly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2011
    [​IMG] from Washington State!

    Your flock sounds like it's off to a great start. I like the names you've given them.
  4. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2010
    Ohio - Chickens 3yrs
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hello Grace! [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you join us!
  7. 8isenough

    8isenough New Egg

    Jan 28, 2012
    Thank you everyone for the warm welcome. I know I am going to enjoy this forum. [​IMG]
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  9. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC, Grace!

  10. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    [​IMG] from Ohio

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