::: Waiving ::: Hi! I'm new & have already learned SO much from you...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ChanceRider, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Songster

    Aug 19, 2008
    Somerset, CA
    My name is Eve and I live in the gold country foothills of Northern California. About 4 weeks ago, without any previous chicken experience, I went out and purchased 9 chicks. I have 3 Gold Laced Wyandottes, 3 RIR's, and 3 Americauna's. I pretty much just wanted chickens for the eggs... but I have a feeling this could be addicting. Who knew that chickens could be SO much fun? Last weekend, my husband and I were grocery shopping and adopted 2 week old (I'm guessing here) Runner ducks. They were being given away by a guy outside the store and I couldn't bear to think where they might wind up.

    The rest of our "family" consists of: 3 paint horses, 2 llamas, 2 goats, 2 emus, 8 cats, 3 dogs, and a box turtle.

    As the thread title states, I've already learned so much from the forums... so, many thanks to those of you who are so generous with your knowledge and pictures!
  2. roosters97

    roosters97 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
  3. Missouri chick

    Missouri chick Songster

    May 15, 2008
    Homer, GA
    [​IMG] it's beyond addictive!!!
  4. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
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    Addicting, isn't it? Welcome, and see you around! [​IMG]
  5. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    Welcome to BYC. it's a great place to hang out!

    You will get more chickens believe me... it's hard to stop!

  6. Welcome!!! Sounds like you have a GREAT new hobby!!! BTW, I love the Gold Country! My G'ma used to live in Nevada City. I'm down in the SF Bay Area...
  7. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    [​IMG] and you better make a special place in your brain for all of the information here. [​IMG]

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