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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by welovechickens, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. welovechickens

    welovechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2009
    Round Rock
    My name is Elisabeth. I live in TX, and I and my family love raising chickens!

    We have many friends who live in the country and want chickens, but don't have the time to devote to caring for tiny chicks! So I enjoy raising their new babies until they are old enough to stay outside without heat. We haven't kept chickens long-term ourselves, due to living in a neighborhood.

    We just got a dozen babies today; 6 Americanas/Araucanas, and 6 silver-laced Wyandottes. All seem very lively, playful and HUNGRY! I'm so glad that through all the batches of chicks we've raised, we haven't lost any at all!

    We also bought two Bantam chicks; one is an Araucana, and I'm not sure what the other one is. The Araucana seems to be failing, although that problem is for a different section of the forum!

    I look forward to posting with you all! [​IMG]
  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  4. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    [​IMG], Elisabeth!

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  6. Hattie the Hen

    Hattie the Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    A big welcome to you. [​IMG] It is a great place for information & a good laugh!
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Hi Elisabeth, [​IMG] fro South Carolina!
  8. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    From Old Town, Maine
  9. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello & [​IMG] from NC

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