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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by shellshocked, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. shellshocked

    shellshocked Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 15, 2010
    Van Buren, Arkansas
    I was checking out the forum last night and found some very helpful info here and everyone seemed very nice and friendly so I had to sign up. Thanks to everyone for all of the insightful posts
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 24, 2008
    Ocala, Florida
    Use caution [​IMG] because you will be addicted in no time. Might as well start building your incubator [​IMG] now. Oh, and before I forget [​IMG] .
  3. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    [​IMG] and double what was said
  4. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

    May 6, 2010
    My Coop
    Hi shellshocked. Did you ever hear of Michelle Shocked? One of my all time favorites. Welcome to BYC.
  5. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2010
    South Carolina
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from south carolina/fla. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. shellshocked

    shellshocked Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 15, 2010
    Van Buren, Arkansas
    Sad to say that we actually got into raising chickens because our next door neighbor's husband passed away last Nov. They had 10 bantams and she was not able to take care of them. Since my wife has been wanting chickens since the day we were married, I built a small coop with a small run and the chickens came home to roost, so to speak. We actually bought an incubator in Feb. and we have hatched out about 15 baby chicks (out of 18 eggs). 5 of the eggs were from another neighbor who has had chickens ever since I have known him. During incubation I built a 4x4 brooder and we have raised about 38 chicks in it so far. We now have two coops, one for the bantams, and a duplex coop for our big chickens that we ordered in April. I'm hooked. My wife and I find ourselves just standing around watching them for no apparent reason. We love having them around and we are already getting 8 - 14 eggs a day now.
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
  8. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in Central Florida
  9. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    [​IMG] from ct
  10. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida

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