Newbie in every sense of the word, from Oklahoma!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jprice, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. jprice

    jprice In the Brooder

    Sep 7, 2009
    Skiatook, OK
    Hi Everyone,
    We are very excited to be a part of this site and forum!! We have so much to learn! My hubby and I started out with 6 pullets from our local Atwoods Farm & Garden store. I bought 2 "black", 2 "brown", and 2 "orangish-red" colored pullets to start off...Long story short, 1 black, and 1 orangish-red went missing probably due to flying the coop and getting caught by a coyote! The black one now has kind of a blue and green hue to her feathers, the brown ones are a multi-colored brown, and the one orangish-red one we have left is more of a reddish color...A little over a week ago, hubby's boss offered 7 hens a rooster and a duck...6 of the roosters are the black and gray multi-color, and one is white. The rooster is white, and the duck is a Pekin Duck.

    The new chickens, rooster and duck are all very healthy, big and laying nicely. Our four are now 6 months old and still haven't layed a single egg, nor are they gaining weight. [​IMG]

    Thats just our intro, and will move our concerns to the rightful posts! [​IMG]
    Thanks for reading! I hope to learn so much more very soon!

  2. Capone

    Capone Songster

    Jul 27, 2009
    Rhode Island
    [​IMG] FROM RHODE ISLAND. Do you have a closed run to protect your flock and what type of feed are you feeding your flock.
  3. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

    Apr 18, 2009
    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Crowing

    Jun 17, 2009
    My Coop
    hello and [​IMG] from Oklahoma
  5. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Songster

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    [​IMG] from WI
  6. Dragonfly Ranch

    Dragonfly Ranch Songster

    May 13, 2009
    Happy Valley, CA
    [​IMG] fro Northern California
  7. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK

  8. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Welcome from Indiana! [​IMG] Enjoy learning TONS!!
  9. [​IMG] from Mo [​IMG]
  10. Night Watcher

    Night Watcher In the Brooder

    Aug 21, 2009

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