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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickensOnBoard, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. ChickensOnBoard

    ChickensOnBoard In the Brooder

    Jul 14, 2010
    Fairbanks, AK
    Hi all,

    Another newbie has joined the flock. Just getting started in chickens; enjoying every minute of it. [​IMG]
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    Welcome! [​IMG]
  3. BluegrassSeramas

    BluegrassSeramas Serama Savvy

    Aug 25, 2008
    Central Kentucky
    Welcome from KENTUCKY!
    You will love it here. Lots of info and nice people!
  4. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

    Jan 27, 2009
    Welcome from Washington States Westside.
  5. ChickensOnBoard

    ChickensOnBoard In the Brooder

    Jul 14, 2010
    Fairbanks, AK
    Thanks for the warm welcome.

    Our flock resides in Alaska. I couldn't decide which chicken breeds to get, so I got a variety: 2 light brahmas, 2 australorps, 1 BO, 1 barred rock, 1 white rock, 1 silver laced wyandotte, 2 bantams, 2 easter eggers, and 1 mystery red hen (was supposed to be a gold laced wyandotte, but is definitely NOT that). I LOVE the australorps. They are so comical and sweet. [​IMG]

    We also have 14 younger peeps: 5 welsummers, 1 new hampshire red, 2 australorps, 3 easter eggers, 1 RIR, 1 BO, 1 gold laced wyandotte.
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2010
  6. Welcome to the world of chickens. Sounds like you have a good start and some fine breeds! Keep in touch and let us know how you are progressing! [​IMG]
  7. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    [​IMG] from SW Indiana
    the Australorps are very good birds! we have 3 hens, 1 teenaged pullet, and a boat load of chicks
    they are the best layers of the flock and are very funny!
  8. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    [​IMG] from Maine! [​IMG]
  9. ChickensOnBoard

    ChickensOnBoard In the Brooder

    Jul 14, 2010
    Fairbanks, AK
    It's so nice to share this obsession with fellow addicts. [​IMG]

    My daughters (ages 15 and 18) are also enjoying the chickens.

    Here are pictures of the girls enjoying oatmeal and yogurt for breakfast. They are a very colorful, lovely bunch of birds.



    Also, a picture of one of my easter eggers. Meet Olivia. [​IMG]
  10. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Songster

    Jul 5, 2010
    Big Island, Hawaii
    That is a great looking group of birds. I cannot wait till mine are grown and look so nice. We are very new to chickens and just hooked.
    My sister lives in Anchorage. Do you have problems with predators? Bears, etc?

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