New to chickens- hiya

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Help_battery_hens, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Help_battery_hens

    Help_battery_hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone. [​IMG] I am a total beginner where chickens are concerned. I have always lived in the countryside (Northamptonshire, England) and have always had dogs and horses but three weeks ago I rescued four battery hens. They are all emaciated and have very few, if any feathers. All were very traumatised but now seem to be very happy hens. They have a 2/3 acre to roam in when I am at home and if I'm out they have a very large coop. Every day is a pleasure to spend with them and I look forward to making many more happy memories with them
     
  2. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

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    Welcome to BYC from Nevada. [​IMG] What a great story! I wish you and your rescue hens the best of luck. [​IMG]
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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  4. epignosisjs

    epignosisjs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from across the pond (Florida)!
    [​IMG] and good luck with your new babies!
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. kushball21

    kushball21 Out Of The Brooder

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  7. emptynester

    emptynester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello![​IMG] and [​IMG] from South Carolina! This is a great place to meet people and learn about keeping chickens. I started with 5 and in less than a year I have 21, and we just had 8 chicks hatch this week! I LOVE chicken math! I have been having so much fun I even started a chicken blog!
    Everyone here LOVES pictures, and remember there are no dumb questions! I look forward to hearing more about your flock as it grows!
     
  8. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. That's so nice of you to take them in & give them a nice home [​IMG] Congrats & good luck [​IMG]
     
  10. KansasBoy

    KansasBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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