Renegade chicken keeper

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickGeek, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. ChickGeek

    ChickGeek Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone!

    I am really really new to the chicken world!
    I moved out of the city this summer -- finally, my haven in the country! We bought a small straw house on the prairie surrounded by a few acres of trees. I love it! Best of all I can now get the chickens I've wanted for so long... right????
    Wrong!

    I found out AFTER we moved that the small town we're living right on the edge of does not allow them ... yup... I'm an arctic scientist that can fire a 12 gauge, rehab aggressive rottweilers, scare off polar bears, cauterize your wound in the remote wilderness (all with a manicure btw) ... but I cried when I couldn't have chickens LOL!

    So I lasted a few months ..... then broke the rules :p

    I now have two of the cutest little girls you've ever seen -- one barred rock, and one dark brahma (Claira and Jinny). I've built them a coop/palace in my back yard where no one can see them .... and love them to bits!

    I'm happy enough with just the two - they are basically pets.
    Jinny is very sweet and 'purrs' when you cuddle her, and Claira is all personality! She runs up and jumps at me when I bring her favorite treats in in the morning, and follows me everywhere :)

    So as long as I keep the coop clean and don't do anything stupid like get a noisy rooster ... I shall remain the 'renegade chicken keeper'.

    I have learned SO much from this site -- thank you all!!
    Look forward to reading more :)
     
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2012
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, ChickGeek, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! You sound like a great person to have around should the apocalypse ever arrive!! [​IMG] I'm sorry your aren't "allowed" to have chickens. Best of luck in your renegade chicken keeping exploits!!
     
  3. ChickGeek

    ChickGeek Out Of The Brooder

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    ha ha ha never thought of that ... yeah, bring on the zombies! (LOL!)

    Thanks for the welcome :)
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. ChickGeek

    ChickGeek Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone - glad to be here [​IMG]
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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