New to chickens, new to country life, in New York

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CT, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. CT

    CT Chirping

    Feb 19, 2010
    Great Lakes
    Hi all,

    I've been a member for a while, but just recently took the plunge and got actual birds. I have 4 Americanauna pullets (I hope), which I realize are probably more accurately described as EE. I had thought I'd start with ducks, but it worked out with the chickens first. Maybe ducks later. [​IMG]

    I live in upstate NY, and relocated about two years ago from a city neighborhood to a nearby town in the country. Only on three acres, but making the most of it. I'm learning to garden, preserve, and keep livestock to which DH is not allergic. That narrows it down to birds, and maybe a stocked pond.

    You'll find me currently on the coop building board and scanning the EE thread hoping for glimpses of what my girls may look like when they're all grown up.

  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle


    congrats on joining us & your new chickens

    Last edited: Sep 5, 2011
  3. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    [​IMG] from CNY
  4. Meena

    Meena Hatching

    Aug 30, 2011
    Congratulations on the new members of your flock!

  5. Welcome. Sounds like you are having lots of fun (and probably new experiences) in your new life. I've got a beautiful EE named Tulip. Her pictures are on my website below. I think she is pretty typical of a hatchery EE. She's really quite regal. Looking forward to your postings. [​IMG]
  6. [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Songster

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Welcome! be sure to post pics :)
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from soggy Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  9. smarquis86

    smarquis86 Songster

    Apr 17, 2011
    Yakima, WA
    [​IMG] from Yakima, WA glad you could join us.
  10. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Songster

    Nov 10, 2010
    Congress, AZ
    My Coop
    Congratulations!! EE's are great to start with....friendly, pretty and great layers. I love mine!!

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