New to Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by coodie5, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. coodie5

    coodie5 Hatching

    Jul 31, 2014
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    We are new to chickens. My husband and I grew up semi-city kids and we are now living in semi-country.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    The Easter Bunny brought our kids 6 chickens. (late night run on Saturday before Easter...didn't realize you had to buy 6 from TSC)

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    We have three White Leghorns and three Red Comets (red sex-link)

    (4) How did you find out about
    I googled how to raise chicks and this kept coming up

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I'm a Girl Scout leader and I love teaching the girls about nature. I love animals and everything to do with all animals. I'm hoping to start taking horseback riding lessons soon too!

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share
    My husband and I have been married for 15 years. We have 5 kids ranging in age from 4 to almost 13. (4 girls and a boy...he's the oldest). We are working our way to having a zoo with all of our pets. Besides the chickens we have a 14 1/2 year old Husky, three cats, a ball python, a leopard gecko and too many fish to count. I'm a stay at home mom, but I've recently ventured back into the direct sales/home party world with Origami Owl...and I love it! I just wish they'd come out with a chicken charm! I'm so in love with my chickens and my kids laughed at me this morning when I did a crazy happy dance when we found our first egg!!!!!!
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  2. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Songster

    Jan 25, 2014
    Rhode Island
    Welcome from the Ocean State!
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG]Hi and [​IMG]
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Congratulations on that first egg! :ya
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Congrats on that egg![​IMG]
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Great introduction. You've had some interesting pets, and all of your chickens are egg laying machines. Feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sounds like you are enjoying your chickens! And congrats on that first egg! It never gets old finding those treasures in the boxes.

    Welcome to our flock!

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