newbie in training

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickmom137, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. chickmom137

    chickmom137 Out Of The Brooder

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    At this moment, I have 7 chickens. I started with 2 and actually only because I won one of the radio for my birthday! lol A Barred Rock I got as a two day old chick who was so much fun and I loved dearly even with all her quirks - she just passed a week ago :( and a Rhode Island Red I've had since he was a few days old, also - 5mths old.
    This past weekend I went to a chicken auction (had no idea there was even such a thing) looking for another pullet roughly the same age as my rooster. After Oreo died, he seemed very depressed and crowed non-stop unless I was outside with him. I had read that a lone rooster would do this, and that the owner would then become his flock. As much as I love him, I could not stay outside for him to watch over me. lol Anyway, I picked up a 5mth old Splash Orphington, and a Silky that I'm not sure of her age. I also picked up 4 unknown babies that have feathers on their feet. They are super tiny and so cute.
    I found BYC through searching questions about my Oreo and her issues of crooked beak, and possible seizures. Found this site to be very helpful and decided to join in on the conversations.
    Thank you for having me and I can't wait to hear from y'all!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. So sorry to hear about your Barred Rock [​IMG]. Hope you'll enjoy your time here!
     
  3. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. So sorry about your loss :hugs
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Sorry to hear about your chicken [​IMG]
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, chickmom137, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here!
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry about your loss. and happy about your new flock. keep us posted :) and we love pictures :)
     
  8. jennyworley35

    jennyworley35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Glad to welcome you from Alabama Sorry @ your first little chick I recently joined and you will find that you have joined a great community.[​IMG]
     
  9. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and [​IMG] So glad you joined us!!!![​IMG]
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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