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Newbie from Missouri!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jstlitlome, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. jstlitlome

    jstlitlome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all! I'm new here, and sure that I will need all the help I can get! I hope to get good enough at this to help out myself sometimes! I got my first baby chicks on Thursday (10 of em) and am enjoying every moment! (even the worrying and looking in on them in the middle of the night!) I've always wanted chickens and finally have the room for them.

    We have an Austrolorp, a Rhodie, an Americauna, a Silver Laced Wyandotte, two Barred Rocks, one Buff Orpington, one mystery chick (suspect Blue Splash Maran) and two silkies for the kids (one splash and one Buff) Its a mixed flock for sure! :)

    My hubby built us a nice brooder, and things seem to be going fairly smoothly (except one hiccup which I've posted in emergencies here already [​IMG])

    Anyway, I'm also a photographer, so of course, I stuck them in my light tent and took pics right away! lol

    Look forward to knowing you all!

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  2. Szolkir

    Szolkir New Egg

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    Welcome! I'm new here as well and pretty excited to get involved in this community! :D

    Did you take the pictures for your banner/signature? They look really good!
     
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  3. jstlitlome

    jstlitlome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, those are my babies. Thanks! :)

    We named them all after our grandmothers. Except the Silkies. My kids named them David Bowie and Goldie Hawn. lol
     
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  4. Szolkir

    Szolkir New Egg

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    That's pretty neat. The only real creative names I have for mine are "Rooster Cogburn" my golden-laced wyandotte rooster (True Grit) and "the Bearded Lady" who is an Arucana who has a mass of black feathers below her beak. ^_-
     
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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Love the pic!
     
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  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm terrible at names, Mama Chicken for my broody girl, and Butterscotch for my Buff Orpington. lol
     
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  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good luck with those chicks - welcome to BYC.
     
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  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Love the picture! Good luck to you and your chicks!!
     

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