New to the chicken-life

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by heather's henhouse, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. heather's henhouse

    heather's henhouse New Egg

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    I have been trying to talk my husband into getting a couple of chickens for months. He kept telling me it would be too expensive to build a coop. A couple of weeks ago we were at an Amish auction and we got a great deal on a brand new coop. All of a sudden we had 9 hens and a rooster. 3 days ago we got a shipment of 25 newly hatched chicks to add to our family. And wouldn't you know - it was ALL MY HUSBAND'S IDEA !!! Looking forward to any and all advice, this is a totally new endeavor for our family.
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from FL!

    Congratulations on your new chickens! It sounds like hubby has the bug now. [​IMG] I can almost guarantee there will be more by spring. Look up the term "Chicken Math". [​IMG]
     
  3. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] and welcome to BYC [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca
     
  4. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hi [​IMG]
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    So glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  6. Newwell

    Newwell Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Glad to meet you! Welcome from Oregon [​IMG]
     
  7. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from Missouri [​IMG]
     
  8. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

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    Those Amish auctions get me in trouble ALL the time [​IMG]
     
  9. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Welcome! [​IMG]
     
  10. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Welcome from the Soggy side of Washington State.
     

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