New to Chickens From Australia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LeonieJane, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. LeonieJane

    LeonieJane Out Of The Brooder

    Howdy All,

    Well this Valentines Day I received a wonderful present from my hubby...an AWESOME chicken coup and 2 beautiful chickens.

    I have never owned chickens before but I am a sucker for animals and I am looking forward to their companionship and their nice fresh eggs.

    I have an Isa Brown named Nugget and a Sussex named Kiev and they are both just about to begin their laying cycle.

    As I have never owned chickens before I am ready to hear the advice and tip from those who have. So if you have any pointers for me, please feel free to share [​IMG]


    Cheers [​IMG]

    Leonie
     
  2. obaan1

    obaan1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you hint that you wanted chickens, or did he think this up on his own? Either way -- what a super way to show his love. Welcome aboard.
     
  3. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Good husband. Better keep him. You've come to the right place.
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio.
     
  6. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

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    [​IMG] from SW Ohio!!
    What a great hubby and you are so going to love having chickens!! Hope the coop is big enough for
    more than 2 because you are going to want more in no time [​IMG]
     
  7. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  8. elizabethbinary

    elizabethbinary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HELLO FELLOW OCKER! [​IMG]

    I love my Isas.... Love them. And sussexes are huge!

    WELCOME! [​IMG]
     
  9. LeonieJane

    LeonieJane Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for the warm welcomes guys. I did hint that I would like a couple of chickens as pet and the fact that he would get fresh eggs sold him on the idea.

    I already have plans to expand our coop (though hubby doesn't know this yet) lol
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    And thus goes the chicken math.[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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