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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bcostello, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. bcostello

    bcostello Hatching

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    I got my first chicks in March. They're big girls now and 5 of them are laying.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    6 hens

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    2 Barred Rocks and 4 Easter Eggers

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

    by googling for information

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies

    gardening and growing orchids
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I also have 3 cats.

    I have been lurking for months and have learned so much about chickens from this site.
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington

    Glad you found us

    Imp
     
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Welcome from Indiana! [​IMG] How do your cats do with your chickens?
     
  4. bcostello

    bcostello Hatching

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    Quote:I raised the chicks in my greenhouse until they went in the coop at 5 weeks. The cats never saw them until then. The cats were very curious at first. My oldest cat will have nothing to do with them. My one year old (brother and sister) like the chickens, and Max will raise a paw only when the chicken get to close doing the stare down.
     
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us!
     
  6. trilyn

    trilyn Songster

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    [​IMG] from NY! [​IMG]
     
  7. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Welcome.
     
  8. Tonopah Pati

    Tonopah Pati Rest in Peace 1938-2011

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    Welcome from Arizona, You will learn and see so much about chickens from BYC members. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]:woot HAVE FUN EVERY DAY!
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2009
  9. One Acre Wonder Farm

    One Acre Wonder Farm Songster

    Feb 20, 2009
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    [​IMG] from Vermont!

    We have a lot in common, I lurked for months before joining, I have EEs, found out about BYC b googling chickens, love to garden and I have a cat! I got some chicks in mid-April and they should be laying soon!

    Nice to have you here [​IMG]
     
  10. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

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    Cheshire UK
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