New to chicken raising!

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

  1. vclark321

    vclark321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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  3. nurseshelly

    nurseshelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cairo Ga.
    Hi from Ga.

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    WELCOME ABOARD.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    [​IMG] from Kansas! Good luck on that first egg! [​IMG]
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    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
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    Welcome from SE GA
     
  10. Leia's Chickens

    Leia's Chickens A Sunkissed Delight

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