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Soon-to-be new Crazy Chicken Lady in Seattle!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by contrarian, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. contrarian

    contrarian New Egg

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    Hi everyone and welcome to my introduction thread!

    We are a family of four who are about to jump into the urban chicken lifestyle! I'm so excited!

    My husband is picking up the coop and run tomorrow (I have small children and I think it would take about two years to build one from start to finish on my own) and I have a line on three seven-month old hens from a local distributor. I really wanted to start with chicks but my five year old said: "No mom, grown-up chickens actually *do* something...". Naturally, he is impatient to collect eggs. I'm looking forward to pets. I plan to stuff them full of delicious insect treats until they like me (It works for men, why not chickens, right?).

    This has been a very helpful site! Thanks for being here everyone!

    tomi
     
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2013
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. You're correct - treats do work for me and probably for your chickens too. [​IMG]
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, contrarian, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! New chickens is such as exciting time! Happy you are enjoying your kids - best of luck to you!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. contrarian

    contrarian New Egg

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    Thanks, everyone :)
     
  6. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us
     
  7. VentuckyChick

    VentuckyChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Southern California! Yes, all sorts of treats are great for the girls. Our hens have finally started to really lay again after molting and the shorter days, and this morning we were so pleased with the beautiful bright orange, delicious yolks in our morning eggs. We can't eat any other eggs now since ours our sooo delicious! So consider yourself warned: your homegrown eggs will be the best you've ever had and you won't want to go back to any other! Have fun!
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  10. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined.
     

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