The warning for chicken addiction SHOULD BE BIGGER!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by maf2008, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. maf2008

    maf2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new and have lots of chicks!! 120 !!! I bought all breeds and even some fertile eggs I am on day 19 of first hatch and going NUTS! (ahem!)

    About me... My family left the big city for the county 8 months ago and never looked back. We have chickens, 6 goats and even a new calf next week.

    I do not know WHY I love chickens, I just love to watch them they are so relaxing. Speak of Chicken TV.... We just turned off our cable and will save $120 a month! Chickens are better anyway.

    I am very concerned with the economy.... the chicken "shortage" in most commercial hatcheries tell me that lots of other people are just as concerned.

    Most important is that I am providing eggs/meat (and a garden) to provide food for my family/cut down our grocery bills is very imprortant to me. Living a more simple life and more meaniful is the best I think so far..... I work at home and my job allows me to be at home all the time. I am a very blessed person. [​IMG]
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
     
  3. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    You sound like me [​IMG]
     
  4. New adventure

    New adventure Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Southern Colorado!! I agree about the warning - this is too much fun!
    Where are you?
     
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  5. maf2008

    maf2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Texas, near austin on a 13 acre ranch [​IMG]
     
  6. Lady Lavendar

    Lady Lavendar Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] from Katrina in Liverpool TX. You're going to love it here. [​IMG]
     
  7. fernandez0067

    fernandez0067 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I second that motion!!! Chickens = Addiction
     
  8. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2008
    Eagan,MN
    [​IMG] from MN!
     
  9. Poultry Run Farm

    Poultry Run Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Maine
    Quote:Wow, do I hear that. I have a 12 year old that eats sleeps and thinks poultry. She hasn't stopped at her chickens she has ducks and this year added pigeons.... Thank goodness our Sportman incubator is full, and no we are not buying another one right now [​IMG] She will (well, me too) sit for hours and just watch them do crazy stuff. Nothing like watching a hatchling walk and eat for the first time [​IMG] OK, I'm addicted too....
     
  10. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and [​IMG] from NC
     

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