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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sabernethy, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. sabernethy

    sabernethy Just Hatched

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    Hi. My name is Sue. I just got 3 New Hampshire Red chicks last week that were a week old. I figured that they are about 11-12 days by now. I haven't had chickens since I was a teenager (a long time ago). I have been thinking about it and thinking about it and finally went and got them. I have been reading, researching, and doing more reading and learning these past several days. I am in for some challenges, but nothing I can't overcome. I am hunting for a good coop, preparing for safety (have an oak tree) and handling them often. It didn't take long because Piper (yes names already) will hop up on my leg. I sit with them and read my homework. I have cats and dogs. I am doing everything to ensure their safety and not encouraging interested behavior from my pets. They're pretty much starting to ignore them.
    I work full time, go to school part time and eventually will be in the nursing program.
    I have 2 sons in their 20's, no grandkids, and I love to read.
    It seems since I am turning 50 this year, I want my own eggs and my own vegetable garden.
    I think that covers it. [​IMG]
     
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  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright Sue, [​IMG] great to have you here with us [​IMG]
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you joined our flock, you certainly have a lot more energy than I do.
     
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  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy all your poultry adventures!
     
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  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
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  7. How cute! I always love looking at baby chick pictures.

    Welcome to BYC from Southern California! [​IMG]
     
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  8. sabernethy

    sabernethy Just Hatched

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    You look like you would be a good resource all the way around! :) I had to move them from a reptile tank ( I know right?) into the dog kennel which I had to improvise. These girls were starting to fly up to the top of the tank!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Good luck with your chicks :)
     
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