New with Thirty Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MelanieR, May 21, 2012.

  1. MelanieR

    MelanieR Chirping

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    Hi!
    My name is Melanie and I'm a new chicken owner. It started in March when my parents asked if they could get my kids (8 and 3) some chicks for Easter. Ended up I got 4 chickens and 2 ducks. I wasn't exactly thrilled but did it for the love and celebration of kids and grandparents.

    It took all of about 3 hours before I was hopelessly attached to the chicks. It wasn't long after that when I started noticing chickens everywhere (I live in a rural country side in Kentucky) and fell in love with Polish Chickens.

    My current bird count?
    2 Ducks (mallards, I think)
    4 Araucanas/Americanas
    1 exotic chick - unknown
    6 Buff Polish Chickens
    10 White Polish Chickens
    10 Red Star

    Looking forward to soaking up all the information on this site and getting to know many of you!
     
  2. Well, first, Welcome to BYC...

    Second, there is no known treatment for chickenitits... [​IMG]
     
  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

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    Two words for you: Chicken Math.
    They're addicting, and many of us on here suffer from this illness.

    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join us!
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  6. bgbrown125

    bgbrown125 Hatching

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    My 3 girls are now 8 weeks old! My first.
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  9. DeniseL

    DeniseL Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC! You certainly have been bitten by the chicken bug. Enjoy them! [​IMG]
     
  10. DeannaOR

    DeannaOR Songster

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    Me too! Chicken Math...I have 22 chickens, 3 turkeys and I just bought an incubator.

    Welcome![​IMG]
     

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