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What did I get myself into?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mariyta, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. Mariyta

    Mariyta Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, my name is Samantha and I have a confession. A year ago I was a chicken hater. The only chicken I liked was one on my plate. Then I moved to a new place where chickens rule the roost (literally sometimes). Now I'm a convert. Two weeks ago, I bought my first pair of chicks, Sumatras, that I can call my very own. Sadly, the hen died within the first day, but I still ended up with a free extra, so now I have two roos until I can get them a little lady to join them. Their names are officially Gomez and Fester, but I lovingly refer to them as my little chicken Chihuahuas. They're small, but they have no problem letting the other chicks know who's boss.

    I've been a secret surfer of Backyard Chickens since I moved here. This place has been a lifesaver (literally) more than once. I figured now that I have my own babies, it's time to stop hiding the truth and admit it to the world: I love chickens, in all their forms.
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Ha I love how you said that! Hated chickens and now obsessed with them! They sure are fun to raise!
     
  3. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wonderful! [​IMG]Once you get to know a chicken, your whole world changes! Love your confession! Happy chickening! [​IMG]
     
  4. tjo804

    tjo804 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awe! you have not even begun to ask that question yet!
    Good luck and enjoy your Chickens!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    So glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Samantha. Glad you decided to our flock. Do I detect an Adam's Family fan in our midst? :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Samantha and welcome to BYC!

    Chickens have a way of finding their way into your heart, don't they. Glad you decided to come out of 'lurker mode' and join us!
     
  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  10. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    [​IMG]Welocme to BYC!!! It is an aweosme forum (the BEST in the world) and has a great comminity!!! Hopr you have a great time and learn A LOT!
     

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