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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by duwen, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. duwen

    duwen Hatching

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    Good morning. I am new here and so tickled as my june chicks have started laying:D i have had chickens before.. But my husband has not. yesterday was the second day of laying. I had gone out eariler to check for eggs and found nothing. Sent the hubby out later... He returned with a huge smile. And an egg... " is it still warm'?" I think she just laid it.." She was still sitting there'. Ahhh his excitement was priceless! Like a kid in a candy store:). We live in northern minnesota.. So i was hoping the cold and short days wouldnt keep them from laying til .spring. We have 2 RIR. 2 Buff orp.2 americana. 2 plym.rock.... And a duck..who thinks shes a chicken:)...
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! It's such a nice surprise, getting that first egg, isn't it? Congratulations! We're having a pretty mild winter here in Ohio so far. Does Minnesota get very cold and snowy?

    Take care and glad you joined where you can share the excitement,
    Sharon
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Welcome! And congrats on the first egg!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Congratulations on the first egg!
     
  5. duwen

    duwen Hatching

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    Hi Sharon( chickmom:)). Thank you for the welcome. Minnesota can dish out some not so nice winters. Last winter was a rough one lots of snow 3+ feet snow( way to much) and average -20 below! Hard winter not only on us But the poor wildlife! The deer numbers are way down.... And ive even noticed ..we have no lil snow birds or chickadees this year:(. Thankfully this winter has been a bit more forgiving... Thus far. Havnt really dropped below zero. And only light dustings of snow. Hope it continues this way. Makes for a much more bearable winter;)
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. duwen

    duwen Hatching

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    Wow! I better type faster :) thank you all for the warm welcomes!:love
     
  8. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Congrats on that first egg!! Always Egg-citing to find those first eggs. Still after all these years I enjoy finding those treasures in the nest boxes.

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Congratulations! It's always so exciting to get that first egg. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting many, many more eggs.
     

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