New to poultry...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ladycrotalus, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. ladycrotalus

    ladycrotalus Songster

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    My name is Sharon, im 27 years old in upstate new york. I work at a local pet store and have lots of critter. Snakes, rabbits, tarantulas, turtles, geckos, cats, finches, a dove, a cockatiel, and fish.

    I have 3 chickens and 2 pekin ducks. They are about 8-9 weeks old now. Im not sure what kind of chickens, they originally came from tractor supply and were all yellow. I was told they would probably be leghorns but they arent white, they have tan feathers.
    I got them from a friend who shouldnt have gotten them. My brother built me a coop in exchange for me being his designated driver when he goes out drinking. The cage area is 8 ft long by 8 ft wide by 6 ft high. Its attached to a large shed that i lock them in at dusk. I would like to get another couple of hens, preferably cochins or polish or one of each.
     
  2. hen-thusiast

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from UT! Sounds like you've got quite a menagerie! [​IMG]
     
  3. Spunky~Chick~Mom

    Spunky~Chick~Mom Chicken Crazed!

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    [​IMG] from Mississippi!!!

    Chickens are fun!!!!!!!
     
  4. eaganchickens

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    [​IMG] from MN!
     
  5. frogs n chickens

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  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi Sharon [​IMG] from S. Florida!
     
  7. redoak

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    [​IMG] from Russia, NY
     
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  9. ladycrotalus

    ladycrotalus Songster

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    Thanks for the welcomes. Im loving my chickens. I like my ducks but man are they dirty birds.
    That being said i would love some little call ducks and mandarin ducks.
     

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