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Unexpected Chicken Farmer

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JanaMcG, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. JanaMcG

    JanaMcG New Egg

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    Hello! So, funny story... Saturday, my parents showed up at my youngest's bday party with my 3 son's (ages 6, 4 & 2) belated Easter presents. Three chicks! Not that big of a deal... However, we had no heads up & we are in the process of buying a house. Just a tad inconvenient... Oh, and all we were provided with was a bag of feed & the tiny cardboard box they were in. My hubby & I were in a slight state of shock, but weren't about to crush their little hearts. You know kids are great at getting instantly attached to cute little fuzzy animals.
    After a quick bit of "googling" we go spend $50 at Tractor Supply on the basics. Then, a bit more "googling" over the last 3 days has proven BYC is the place to go for answers! So, here I am. I'm all in & have tons of questions!
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    Meet our birds! My oldest son named them Gold (obvious which one...), Peck (all black) & Nugget (black w/ white patch).
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and to the world of chicken keeping/raising. Be careful these little things are very addictive.
     
  3. NeseO

    NeseO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They could be a blessing in disguise:))) Welcome!
     
  4. JanaMcG

    JanaMcG New Egg

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    I told my hubby, "Well, we got them... Let's be sure they give us something in return!"
     
  5. NeseO

    NeseO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure they will give you tons of fun memories and yummy breakfasts:)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They are cute as a button. When they are 6-8 weeks old you can post their photos at "what breed or gender is this." Congratulations.
     
  7. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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