New to chicken raising!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by vclark321, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. vclark321

    vclark321 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2011
    Bonney Lake
    Greetings from Bonney Lake, Wa.! I have 3 chickens with a chicken tractor. I have 2 Barred Rocks and 1 Rhode Island Red. RuPaul, Raja and Bertha Venation or better known to me as fluffy butts. I have been reading tons of good information on this site and so far I don't have any questions, but I will post when I do. I work night shift at a local area hospital and I have the 'girls' locked up at night for safety and let them out when I get home. They are great and I just enjoy their antics since they are too young to lay just yet. From what I can recall they should start to lay in the next 4 weeks or so. I will post pictures when I get a chance. When I am home I let the fluffy butts run free in the yard. I have 2 dogs and they all do very well together. I make sure I am around to keep an eye on everyone. There are 2 eagle couples that nest nearby so I keep my ears and eyes peeled and so do the chickens. I have massive amounts of tree cover so they are pretty much covered by a canopy.

    I am excited about having fresh eggs and I am just counting the days til I get my first egg! That is it for now. I hope everyone has an awesome day!
  2. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2010
    Congress, AZ
    My Coop
  3. nurseshelly

    nurseshelly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2011
    Gilbert AZ
  4. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Hi from Ga.


  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    [​IMG] from Kansas! Good luck on that first egg! [​IMG]
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  7. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    Hello and welcome to BYC.[​IMG] Good luck with your first egg. I'm hoping to get my first egg today. I have a 20 week old RIR in and out of the nest box making nests.[​IMG]
  8. jcf3202

    jcf3202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from Pennsylvania!
  9. enjoyin' my chickens

    enjoyin' my chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2011
    Hinesville, Ga
    Welcome from SE GA
  10. Leia's Chickens

    Leia's Chickens A Sunkissed Delight

    Jun 20, 2010
    [​IMG] Glad you joined! [​IMG]

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