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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mountainwhisper, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. mountainwhisper

    mountainwhisper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,

    I remember taking care of chickens that belonged to my great grandparents growing up, so now that my husband and I have some land and time we have decided to start getting a few animals for our farm. For me, chickens were high on the list. We have two sons, 6 and 2yrs old. We have our first set of fertile eggs incubating right now, they are due to hatch tomorrow. I've been reading through the forums and everything else I can get my hands on for a couple of months getting ready. The boys have enjoyed this whole process so much. We started with eight chicken eggs total. Five of those developed and we are hoping will hatch. We have one dog (less than 1yr old mixed breed), 1 cat (9yrs old bombay), and one rabbit (2yrs old dwarf). I'm interested in anything to do with sustainable farming, and how to use those kind of experiences to bring our family closer and teach our children about life. If you have any questions ask, and any advice on hatching and care of newly hatched chicks is welcome. *crossing my fingers*[​IMG]
     
  2. misschickenlittle

    misschickenlittle REALLY wants a new title

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    [​IMG] from Missouri!
     
  3. FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and [​IMG] from NE Ohio!
     
  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Welcome! Good luck with your eggs, and be sure to post pictures soon! [​IMG]
     
  5. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    Welcome! You may also want to check out the sister sites that are listed at the very very bottom of this page.
    They should help you become more self sustainable too. Great to have you here.
     
  6. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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  7. GoldenCometLover

    GoldenCometLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from central New York and [​IMG]

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  8. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

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    [​IMG] and good luck with your hatch! [​IMG]
     
  9. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and what breed of chicken do you plan to get?
     
  10. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     

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