New Member in Cali

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

  1. Lauriejill

    Lauriejill New Egg

    Jun 5, 2011
    San Diego County
    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.

  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    S.E. Michigan
    [​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

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  5. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  7. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    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

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​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

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
  10. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

    Apr 18, 2011
    Welsh, LA
    You will have fun on here. Welcome to BYC!![​IMG]

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