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Newbie Loving my Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hawg_tied, May 31, 2011.

  1. Hawg_tied

    Hawg_tied New Egg

    Apr 30, 2011
    We have six girls, about 13 weeks old now. We made the coop from a dog kennel and they have a 20x40 run that is roofed. They free range my yard which is all fenced in during the day. I must say I am attached to these little ladies, more so no that they have developed their own actual personalities. They do not like meal worms, go figure, but grapes are at the top of the list. My neighbors probably think I am a crazy chicken lady since we sit out in the afternoon with them and they jump right up on our laps. We have done really well acclimating or dogs and chickens so far, thanks to all the great info I have found on this site. Thanks for all the help and chicken love sharing.
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2010
    Forest Grove, OR
    [​IMG] Glad you decided to join us [​IMG]
  3. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    [​IMG] Chicken love aint it wonderful!
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    Hello! I love my chickens, too!

    And they like me!

  5. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

    Oct 18, 2009
    [​IMG] from Connecticut! Mine aren't big fans of mealworms either. Funny how they have their own preferences. Mine also won't eat most raw vegetables or strawberries. Go figure. [​IMG]

    Enjoy your new hobby, your girlz will be laying before you know it!
  6. M.sue

    M.sue Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2011
    Welcome to the joy of chickens.....there is something calming about sitting in the yard in the evening and just watching those ladies peck around and forge for whatever they choose. I'm a new egg too and just wanted to say hello.
  7. fifenashia

    fifenashia Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2011
    Eastern Kentucky
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Eastern Kentucky!

    We too sit outside with our girls in the evening. I havent let them free-range since we had neighbor's dogs dig UNDER our fence and attack my flock!! [​IMG]

    It soothes my soul to sit with them at night though [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2011
    Hi from NC [​IMG]
  9. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  10. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.

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