New member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by apollo1895, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. apollo1895

    apollo1895 Hatching

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    My name is Mark. I live in North Jersey. I have 7 Rhode Island Reds, 1 Americuana, 1 Black Star and 1 Barred Rock. I bought all my chickens from a farm in Pittstown, New Jersey, and am very happy with my chickens. I am learning everyday about the do's and don'ts. I have had them about 9 weeks now and love them to death. I never would have thought I was going to enjoy them this much. At first it was "get a couple of chickens, get some free eggs, and when they are done laying.....chicken soup." Now since owning them I have changed to already building a retirement home called "The Hen House." I have been on this site from day one of thinking about chickens, and absolutely love the support and willingness to help from all the other members. So I say, thank you and hope I can also contribute with my mistakes and successes.
     
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    [​IMG] from NW PA! [​IMG]
     
  3. Amigo

    Amigo Songster

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    Your house!
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  4. BebeLapinouBlanc

    BebeLapinouBlanc In the Brooder

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    Greetings from Virginia [​IMG]
     
  5. [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Songster

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    Hi everyone, im totally new to this. I live on a farm and never had chickens. My husband got me 5 cream legbar chicks and a new henhouse for a present, i keep them in my apple orchard. My 5 chickens have now grown to 19 chicks. Ive got 3 x chocolate orpingtons, 2 x light sussex, 1 x lavender aracuna, 2 x barnnevelder double laced, 2 x exchequers, and 4 x silkie crosses which are adorable and only 2 days old.. Im going to breed the cream legbars next year cos they have lovley blue eggs.. Cant wait to meet loads of people here [​IMG]
     
  7. Percysmom

    Percysmom Chirping

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    I am a new member also because I was given a chicken someone got for Easter and then didn't want. It is a Rhode Island Red and I really think she is a nice pet and I am hoping to get some eggs soon. I want to buy one more chicken but can't seem to find anywhere local to buy them. Any advice?? I am in Western Pa.
     
    Last edited: Aug 28, 2011
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  9. turbodog

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    [​IMG] from way down South!
     
  10. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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