Newish, Now with Added Chickens!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tremayne, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. tremayne

    tremayne Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, all. I signed up here some time ago, but since we live in a city that doesn't allow chickens, I hadn't gotten any. As just a wanna-be chicken owner, I felt a little weird about being here and didn't stick around.

    In an act of civil disobedience and in a quest for good eggs, we're raising 8 hens. Five of our beautiful ladies are black sex-linked pullets and three are red sex-linked pullets, all from Tractor Supply Center's Chick Days this past Spring.

    This has been such a fun adventure, even with the possibility of getting "busted" for illegal birds. I'm not a lawbreaker by nature, but in a city surrounded by some of the richest agricultural land in the world, it made no sense to me that folks couldn't have some backyard hens.

    We have a contingency plan if we're forced to get rid of our girls--a family in a rural area who will adopt them. But so far, so good. No eggs yet, but we figure it can't be too long.

    Good to be here, good to be a chicken owner, at last.

    Anna

    Keeper of Lucy, Penny, Copper, Valentina, Lillith, Lavinia, Stela and Margot.
     
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

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  3. 10 point

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  4. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  8. Desert Rooster

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  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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