Newbie from Central Fl

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by alisonwaring, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. alisonwaring

    alisonwaring Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! I'm completely new to chickens. By sheer dumb luck I was able to convince my husband at the flea market to buy me two chickens (pullets). I think they are Belgium D'Uccles (Over and Easy). The guy just said bantams. Within a couple of hours we had disassembled our kids wooden play set and had a coop built for them.

    Then I lost my mind and bought two 3wk old Easter egg chicks (Cadbury and Benedict). Hopefully they're girls. If not I'll be on the sellers door for a refund or exchange, I need eggs not cockadoodling. Right now the babies are quarantined on the other side of our house away from the older girls for the next 30 days.

    I can't wait to start reading and learning about my new flock!!
     
  2. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] So glad you joined us! [​IMG]

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  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, alisonwaring, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Best of luck on you new chicken adventure. BYC is a great place should you ever need asssitance - have fun!!
     
  5. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    Hey from Ocala!
    There are plenty of swaps around here, so you can probably get rid of the roos, but I bet they are hens. Good luck!
     
  6. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you've joined BYC and they rest of us that have lost our minds :)
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG] from California!
     
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    LovePolish2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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