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Sussex hens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Debra, May 7, 2009.

  1. Debra

    Debra New Egg

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    Hi! I am Debra, and I have been given a Sussex hen ( my first ) She
    presented us with 14 little brown peepers three days ago. Our German Shepherd and Saint Bernard both keep their distance, without Hennypenny having to show them. They mind ME.
    I am fortunate to live in an area where you are an anomaly if you DO NOT have a few chickens, and our law enforcement guys are quick to tell dog owners who do not respect their neighbors' yard that they are responsible for paying for every last chicken killed by their pooches. Not all places are like that I have learned.
    All baby chick care pointers are appreciated. Our dogs, cat, (inside kitty), and the whole menagerie are taken to the doctor like children if they get ill. I read many of the posts and found some very valuable information, so the website is very informative and nice to find. We have a western store 1.5 miles south that sells everything for the barnyard. In the neighborhood, we have cows, horses, Llamas, sheep, donkeys, goats and LOTS of chickens. I will be visiting the website often and posting if if I have any news. My cam is broken, but I will be replacing it soon and then I can post some pics. Have a good one and may God bless you. Deb
     
  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
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  3. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    Hey Deb,[​IMG] from alabama
     
  4. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Rayne Louisiana
    HI Debra [​IMG]
     
  5. BigSkyChickens

    BigSkyChickens Free Bird

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    Welcome, Debra. Enjoy your new peeps![​IMG]
     
  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi Debra and [​IMG] from S. Florida.
     
  8. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Spunky~Chick~Mom

    Spunky~Chick~Mom Chicken Crazed!

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    Hi Deb... I just joined here also! I have ordered 2 speckled sussex that will be here in June......... I am SO excited about that breed! They are beautiful!!!
     
  10. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Where on earth do you live that is so accepting? We don't need a street address, but, my goodness....! How wonderful for you!
     

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