New to the Chicken Addiction!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by shayann, Oct 18, 2019.

  1. shayann

    shayann Songster

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    Started my flock of chickens back in May this year.
    Me and my husband happened to be in the Tractor Supply Store and they had baby chicks. He showed me how cute they were and when I asked him about getting some to start with the grand kids he said absolutely not! He grew up raising chickens among other things and was in no way going there. About a month later, he built a chicken coup and a couple of days later we started with one Easter Egger and two Rhode Island Red chicks. And so it began! Two weeks later we had two Silver laced Wyndotte and two golden lace Wyndotte. Came how a few weeks later with two more Wyndotte. We are not up to nine chickens and added two more coups. We call them our chicken condo's. It has been interesting and fun with the grandkids and watching them grow. Gor my first egg from the EE last Wednesday and have only skipped two days of laying since. Yesterday one RR layed her first egg. YAY! So exciting and the kids love looking for them in the nesting boxes.
    We started a vegetable garden a few years ago and love introducing the grand kids on these experiences. We live in a suburb outside of New Orleans and love making these memories with them.
     
  2. WallyBirdie

    WallyBirdie Songster

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    Welcome fellow chicken buddy! Sounds like you and your family are having a blast!
     
  3. shayann

    shayann Songster

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    @WallieBirdie-I am always directed to this site when looking up information about raising the chickens. So informative and very helpful community. Can't wait to share in the experience!
     
  4. Kiki

    Kiki Quail Pusher

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  6. FortCluck

    FortCluck Crowing

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  7. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    Hi! :frow Welcome to BYC!
     
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    BullChick Enslaved by a Duckling

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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC - it's all about making memories. :love
     
  10. slordaz

    slordaz hatchaholic

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    Welcome to BYC Shyann, don't worry we got your back when it comes to helping with the chicken addiction lol, as long as your out in the country ya need a rooster and an incubator too, my special needs son loves to watch the baby chicks lol
     

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