New to BYC forum

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by joannee, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. joannee

    joannee Out Of The Brooder

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    I am a newbie to the forum but not for raising chickens. I grew up with my Grandfather's flock and I've had one or two at different times in my life. I always go back to raising chickens, I love them!
    I also raise tortoises, my biggest is 100 lb Sulcata and our Ameraucana loves to clean up his face when I hand feed him squash and bananas.

    I only have 2 hens, the Ameraucana started laying at the end of August and our Barred Rock hasn't laid as yet. They are the same age and the Barred Rock sits in the nest when the Americana does and also leaves at the same time, but there hasn't been an egg from her yet.

    I am wondering how to winterize cages for the winters in the bay area. Most of the articles are for snow areas. Do I need to do anything special? My grandfather never did and either have I in the past years.
     
  2. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I would also like to see a pic! :)
     
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  6. joannee

    joannee Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!

    My husband is on vacation this week and will be trying to catch the action with the tortoise and the hen on film. When he does, I'll post it!
     
  7. joannee

    joannee Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you
     
  8. joannee

    joannee Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you
     
  9. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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