New Member in Cali

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lauriejill, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Lauriejill

    Lauriejill New Egg

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    I have wanted chickens for a long time......but I live in the suburbs with a Homeowner Assoc! But, so what....I built myself a coop and ordered 8 chicks from MPC and now I have at 7 weeks 4 silkies, 1 brahma, 2 eastereggers, and one unknown. I am totally in love with them all but one at 7 weeks has started to crow (EE). I am bummed and I think I have 2 other roos but I am so new I can't really tell. When I am able I will post some pics for help. I can see how this gets to be an obsession. Now I am worried about my neighbors and if I get a complaint.....what to do with my beautiful little rooster? Oh well....thanks for this site.

    LJ
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Michigan. I got 8 EE this Spring and I have 4 roos and 4 hens. The roos started getting red combs pretty early and then the red feathers started showing on their wings [​IMG] I didn't make mine into real pets because I knew roos will go in the freezer. My roos are still pretty quite and not a lot of crowing at 12 weeks old but, I can tell they are still practicing. Good luck with neighbors and maybe Craigslist for new homes.
     
  3. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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  4. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  5. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Riverside here. [​IMG]

    What town do you live in, or what area? Maybe you can find a place local, like at a stables or someone zoned A-1 that you can keep chickens at their place.
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. That's why I pay a little more just for pullets. You can list them in the auction here or place ads on store bulletin boards at your local stores. Good luck. [​IMG]
     
  9. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     
  10. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

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    You will have fun on here. Welcome to BYC!![​IMG]
     

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