new/old chicken lover

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by elizstar, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. elizstar

    elizstar New Egg

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    I got my first chickens in 2003 when Bush decided to invade Iraq. I decided I couldn't watch the news anymore, and wanted to put my energy into something positive. I started with 8 day old chicks. One died on the way home, another died at 5 weeks, the other 6 were successfully raised in the bathtub until they were ready to go out to the coop. One of those 6, Sadie, is still alive and healthy.

    I now have 8 chickens, Fonzie the alpha rooster, Blondie the teenaged rooster, and the girls.

    Maud is now broody, and I am getting 10 eggs from a close farmer to satisfy her needs and mine.
     
  2. farmerlor

    farmerlor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy and welcome!!
     
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  4. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]

    Raising chickens is a really relaxing and fun hobby. I'm glad you discovered it! [​IMG]
     
  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the other 6 were successfully raised in the bathtub

    Gives new meaning to the old rubber ducky.​
     
  7. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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