Nor Cal Noobie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chew593, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Chew593

    Chew593 Songster

    I've been a member of BYC since last year when my neighbors renegade hen started laying eggs in my doghouse. My dogs did nothing about the intrusion, in fact I think they encouraged it. Well, I didn't know what to do but I was so excited! She gave us a glorious dozen or so eggs then went home.
    Too late, I had the bug. For the last year I've been plotting and planning and getting things ready and yesterday we went to TSC and picked up 6 pullets and 1 RIR. I was like a new mommy last night going to the laundry room every few hours to check on the new babies. I think they fared better then I. They seem healthy and happy and are eating and drinking well.
    I know I'll have questions and I'm so glad you all are here.
  2. NancyDz

    NancyDz Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    [​IMG] From another norcal newbie. Where is a TSC? I didnt know we had any here, I always see the posts about it in the midwest but don't know of any here.

    Congrats on your chickies! Is the RIR a pullet too? What kind are the others?

  3. Chew593

    Chew593 Songster

    I'm near Yuba City about an hour north of Sacramento and there is a Tractor Supply Co. in Yuba Cirty. Where are you located?
    The RIR might be a pullet. The were mixed. And I don't know what my 6 girls are they were just advertised as Pullets. I would add an image, but I don't know how.
    Any suggestions?
  4. NancyDz

    NancyDz Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    In in Auburn.

    If you go up to the top of the page, and click on the blue bar where it says "upload" it will bring up another page where you
    can browse your files on your computer. Find the picture you want
    to post and click "submit" It will upload your photo and give you two links. Copy the second link and post that link in your message to post a pic. Post the pics in the breed/gender section here and ask what they are. Many of the people here are very well versed in determining breed.

    Nancy [​IMG]
  5. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Welcome welcome
  6. Chew593

    Chew593 Songster

    thanks! I'll do that. You're not too far from us. My husband and I have friends that we ride motorcycles with and we find ourselves in Auburn quite a bit. Love it there. How long have you had chickens? How Many?
  7. NancyDz

    NancyDz Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    Cool , I ride too [​IMG] Do you guys come up for Fast Fridays?

    I have 9 chickens and am in the process of hatching some coturnix quail. Have had chickens the last 3 years and also when I was a kid.

    We'll have to get together sometime.

    Nancy [​IMG]
  8. Chew593

    Chew593 Songster

    We just got the Harley last year (had a Honda before that) and we've never been there for Fast Fridays (not even really sure what it is... mini ralley?) Would love to go sometime. Let me know the next time they have one and if the weather permits we'll head up the hill. Maybe we can meet for coffee or lunch.[​IMG]
  9. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    [COLOR=770077]From [/COLOR][COLOR=aa00aa]Old[/COLOR] [COLOR=cc00cc]Town,[/COLOR] [COLOR=ee00ee]Maine[/COLOR]
  10. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN

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