Plumboy11 and his hightechchickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by plumboy11, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. plumboy11

    plumboy11 In the Brooder

    May 31, 2011
    Howdy BYC,

    My name is Brennan and I am completely new to chickens. I have 6 birds in the brooder right now and cant wait till they check out there coop (still in the building stages). I plan on putting another dozen eggs in my incubator to see if I can get a few more, only two hatched out of the first batch. Honestly I have no clue what breeds I have. 4 Came from a local elementry school while I hatched two myself from eggs my wifes uncle gave me. I would guess his would be considered muts if it were dogs. People have given him different breeds over the years and there is 3 different roosters in the pin. Makes it interesting. I've noticed one of the two that I hatched is growing in brown feathers while the other one is white.

    I found while looking for coop ideas. Googled chicken coop and byc came up. Needless to say I was impressed with the quality of the website and community.

    technology is another one of my passions/hobbies. I work as the district computer technician at a school district. I would consider myself a nerd, and embrace it.

    I am 21 years old and married for 8 months now to my high school sweetheart. We dated for about 6 years before tie-in the knot. We live in North Eastern Ky next to ohio and WV, with our dog named cow. He had markings just like a Holstein when he will a puppy. Like a few of my chickens he is a mut. Very curious about the chickens but gentle. He just sniffs.

    I have started my own website about my chickens. It is The main goal of the website is streaming live video feeds in and around the coop. So far I just have one camera in the brooder. I plan on expanding along with the chickens. If you have a few spare minutes please checkout I would really appreciate it.
  2. ADozenGirlz

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

    Oct 18, 2009
    [​IMG] from Connecticut! If your dog is named "Cow," I cannot WAIT to hear the names of your chickens!! [​IMG] Thanks for joining us, we're glad you're here.
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. What kind of camera are you using? [​IMG]
  4. plumboy11

    plumboy11 In the Brooder

    May 31, 2011
    As far as names for now we just fieona which my wife named as she painted its toe nails. Im looking forward to the naming.

    Currently Im using a microsoft lifecam VX3000. I picked it up at amazon for about $15 I think. I have a cisco linksys WVC80N wireless ip camera that I use to monitor my home but I cant find a good way to give others access to it for chicken viewing. I plan on putting a cheap computer in the coop and hooking 3 cameras to it and creating 3 ustream channels that will all be embedded into my website.
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    [​IMG] from New Mexico!
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
  7. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    [​IMG] from Indiana!!!!! [​IMG]
  9. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Songster

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  10. epignosisjs

    epignosisjs Songster

    May 7, 2011
    Weeki Wachee, Florida
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Florida!
    Good luck!

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