New to chickens and BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TheLoveShack, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. TheLoveShack

    TheLoveShack Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey everyone! We've been doing a lot of reading here the last 6 weeks and have made a few posts, but thought we should officially introduce ourselves.

    We are a homeschool family in eastern NC and are venturing into chickens. We started out with an incubator that we rented and 12 eggs that we got to use as a teaching experience for our kids. We learned all about the development of chickens inside the eggs, and have read books, read online and researched all about chickens (though of course there is still a lot to learn!)

    We hatched 8 chicks, 4 barred rocks, 2 ameracauna, and 2 RIR. Then we ordered 15 silver laced wyandottes (but 16 arrived). We constructed a coop in our shed and built a run on the outside, we started a thread with pictures of it.

    The plan is fresh eggs in the fall! Thank you already for all that y'all have put on here for us to learn!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Great user name,
    Imp
     
  4. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and Welcome! Hope you are having a great time with your chickens!!
     
  5. Fluffballs

    Fluffballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC! So glad you joined! (Homeschooling rocks! [​IMG])
     
  6. HippieChick76

    HippieChick76 Blossom Backyard Farm

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    Welcome! Our family homeschools as well! Always nice to meet another homeschooling mom.
     
  7. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!
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  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  10. gabirder

    gabirder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the gateway to the Okefenokee Swamp and the Folkston Funnel - a train watchers paradise!

    We also have homeschool children. Two teenage boys.
     

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