Newbie in Middle Tennessee!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dcsharpe, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. dcsharpe

    dcsharpe Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, new chicken keeper here. My father actually grew up on a "chicken ranch" in California where they sold eggs so I guess it is in my blood. We were going to start out with about 6-8 laying hens but I quickly figured out it was a bit like the great race show trying to find them. To make a long story short, I finally found "my chicken guy" and I bought 18 chicks. I had been reading a lot and figured if we lost some, I didn't want to go to chase again. We have, fortunately, only lost 1 and in the meantime, my oldest daughter watched an old PBS special on Netflix called "The Natural History of the Chicken". We now have 2 silkies. A white hen and a scraggly looking black rooster with orangey/gold hackles. Needless to say, we have been through 2 coop builds, 3 if you count the tractor, and some new family members! I have been here a lot, before now, learning all I can and I wanted to say hi and thank you. I have uploaded several pics to my page if anyone is interested. I am off to search for instructions on a nipple watering system now. Thank you all again!

    DCSharpe
     
  2. Roosterlover5

    Roosterlover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. 1muttsfan

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  4. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome
    Sounds like you've got a good flock going already, good luck, and I hope you find any info you need on the site. See you round. :frow
     
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  6. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
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    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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