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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lithiayardbirds, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. Lithiayardbirds

    Lithiayardbirds Out Of The Brooder

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    It has been over 40 years since I have enjoyed the entertainment of watching a couple of month old pullets discover the outside world.
    I was 1000 miles away from wanting chickens until I drove by a yard near my home and saw a flock of rotund RIRs running around the yard. Childhood memories flooded my head. I went on line as soon as I got home and ordered a small coop.
    The coop kit arrived and was assembled as soon as I got it out of the box.( I should note that, I am a horrible procrastinator).
    The next day I had food and a feeder, as well as a watering gizmo. The bale of shavings was way bigger than I thought it would be.
    Day 3 I had my girls in a box and headed home.
    The past 2 weeks have been more entertaining than anything on television.
    The chicks in my avatar are Valerie( the blonde) and Serena ( the brunette).
    This site was the first place I found, after ordering the coop and I have found it to be a deep well of knowledge and ideas.
    I hope my story didn't bore anyone.
    I'M FREAKING EXCITED ABOUT MY CHICKENS!
     
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  2. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Congratulations on your new chicks! Hope you have a lot of fun with them.

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  3. Lithiayardbirds

    Lithiayardbirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks...my wife is starting to feel neglected.[​IMG].
    Just kidding
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.
     
  5. Lithiayardbirds

    Lithiayardbirds Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought the little coop because I wanted something to use as a pattern for a grand expansion. I am a carpenter by trade and dimensions are something I study. This will get out of hand very soon. Thanks for the welcomes. I'm happy to be here.
    BTW a hawk crashed into the hardware cloth cage and scared the hell of the the girls yesterday. Chickens...safe. Hawk...missing feathers from the impact.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Chick tv is the best. I loved watching my girls.
     
  8. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - loved your intro. It seems that the chicken bug never actually left you and for someone who is normally a procrastinator you have excelled yourself [​IMG]. I'm glad that i don't have any carpentry skills, otherwise there'd be no garden left. All the best and enjoy your chicken-keeping renaissance.

    CT
     

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