So many chickens, so few crazy chicken people

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DowntownWings, Nov 29, 2014.

  1. DowntownWings

    DowntownWings Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone!

    I am new here, mostly looking for other "crazy chicken ladies" because I don't know too many in my social circles.

    I have been keeping chickens on a large plot of land in the city for just over a year. Right now I have 11 birds--1 Salmon Faverolle, 2 Australorps (1 black, 1 blue), 1 Silver Wyandotte, 2 Americaunas (1 gray, one rust-colored), 1 gray Cochin, and 4 Copper Maran/Polish crosses. One of these is a rooster (shh!) but he is very quiet and absolutely gorgeous so I have no intentions of getting rid of him. Some of these I raised from day-old this spring and some I acquired as pullets.

    The chickens have a huge field they like to roam in and get scraps from our 3 large gardens regularly. As far as I can tell they are spoiled rotten! I have learned a lot in the past year and, from what I can tell, will always need to learn more! But I love having chickens (mostly because I love eggs) but also because I love their personalities.

    See you all around~
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm not a lady, but I am a crazy chicken person. :eek:) You have a very nice mixed flock. Australorps are my favorite standard breed. I've raised them for years (along with dozens of other breeds) and they are extremely hardy, calm and gentle (my children, and now my grandchildren, made lap pets of them), and excellent layers of large brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    You have come to the right place! LOTS of crazy chicken ladies here on BYC!! LOL When I need my chicken talk fix, here is where I come. The others in this household have had it up their arm pits in my chicken talk. Ha!

    Sounds like you have a lovely flock!! Please make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our flock!!! :)
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    No shortage of crazy chicken people here - of the very nicest kind. Welcome to backyard chickens
     
  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] glad you decide to join us.

    Welcome from a kindred Crazy Chicken Lady!
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Good luck with your chickens!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     

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