New Member Intro

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Luna414, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. Luna414

    Luna414 New Egg

    2
    0
    7
    Mar 15, 2013
    I have been reading all of the great advice on BackYard Chickens for about 8 months and finally joined. We started our first flock in June and I have too say we are really attached to our little friends. We have a small flock of 4, a big black one with cool irredescent feathers, a speckled sussex, a blue andalusian and a white chicken that layes light green eggs. Our girls are very friendly, especially the speckled sussex. She runs up to us and crouches down at our feet so we can pet her!!!! She loves attention!!! Thank you to everyone for all the great ideas and advice that helped us get started.
     
  2. Luna414

    Luna414 New Egg

    2
    0
    7
    Mar 15, 2013
    Oh and our dog has adopted our flock as his flock. He hangs out with them during the day and even helps us "herd" them into the coop if we need to put them away before they go in to roost at night. He has never tried to hurt them and they walk right up and "talk" to him. Once they seemed to be having a discussion about the "egg" he layed (his ball!)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    84,646
    14,443
    816
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    sounds like you have a great dog. Usually when chickens squat for you they are about to start laying eggs. [​IMG]
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    25,645
    1,866
    463
    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Howdy from Kansas, Luna414, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Best wishes to you and your birds!!
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    33,753
    699
    428
    Sep 27, 2012
    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    66,584
    17,412
    836
    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Wishing you continued enjoyment from your flock - welcome to BYC.
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    43,519
    479
    486
    Dec 22, 2009
    [​IMG]
     
  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

    6,986
    81
    268
    May 1, 2011
    Olathe, Kansas
    [​IMG]From Kansas! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]I love Speckled Sussex, I used to have 2 SS boys. They were so sweet!
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    36,234
    8,048
    666
    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by