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Unlikely Urban Chickens in Middle Tennessee...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by urban orpington, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. urban orpington

    urban orpington Out Of The Brooder

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    So....my wife and I were adopted by a chicken.


    About three days after we got married, I came home from work to find a Buff Orpington hanging out in our back yard.


    While our next door neighbors canvased the neighborhood asking if anyone had lost a chicken, we fed and watched out for her for a few days.

    Every day she would come running whenever we opened the door...even if she was all the way across the street.

    So to protect her (and, perhaps, our reputation with everyone in our neighborhood) my father-in-law bought us a coup. She's been providing us with eggs almost every day since!

    Just today we bought her two little friends--a Black Sex-link and a Blue Cochin Bantam. They're still settling in, Henny got used to being an only child. Hopefully, they'll become buddies.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, urban orpington, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Glad you got your visitor some playmates - chickens do well with buddies. Good luck to you and your flock!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] what a great wedding gift - an egg laying machine! Sounds like she is happy at your house.
     
  4. Crazycomb

    Crazycomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great story and lucky chicken [​IMG] I love my Orpingtons. They are such sweet wonderful birds!
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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