New member in Campbell, CA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Itsjoma, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Itsjoma

    Itsjoma Hatching

    Jun 14, 2010
    Just found the site and am excited about learning more about chickens from the rest of you!

    Although my dad has had backyard chickens for years, I have resisted until now.

    I have accumulated 8 chickens now and it it time to stop! I have 2 Red Sexlinks, 2 Rhode Island Reds, 2 French Black Copper Marans and 2 Barnevelders. They range in age from 2 to 8 weeks. The youngest two are still in the house keeping warm and the rest are in temporary quarters in the dog house while I figure something permanent out.
  2. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Songster

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    [​IMG] and [​IMG]. This is a great site and you will learn a lot. Congrats on the chicks. You will learn the chicken math soon. 8 is not enough. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
  4. Hello and [​IMG] from Cambria, Ca. I'm probably the only one on this site to tell you to keep your flock small. You will enjoy them more! Best of luck. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2010
  5. write2caroline

    write2caroline Songster

    Jun 21, 2009
    Small flocks are nice !

    Welcome from Florida
  6. DeanFarm

    DeanFarm Hatching

    Jun 22, 2012
    Hello Itsjoma,

    How is your chicken raising going? My parents live in Campbell, near Capri Elementary, and my Mom would like to raise a few hens in the backyard. I am helping her find out if it something they are up for. Have you had problems with predators with your birds? My Mom thinks she wants to have a small mobile coop in order to move the fertilizer around the yard but I fear the mobile types are easier for critters to get into.

    Any advice from a neighbor is appreciated. Hope you have enjoyed the experience!
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

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