What took us so long?!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chicks Caffeine & Chaos, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. Chicks Caffeine & Chaos

    Chicks Caffeine & Chaos In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2018
    My Coop
    After years of wondering if we should get chickens we finally took the leap. We adopted 7 Dutch Bantam sisters (Rose, Sophia, Blanche, Dorothy, Delta, Dixie & Reah) from our local vocational school. They were 7 weeks old and I fell in love... fast! Three weeks later we rescued a Rhode Island Red (Rosanne) whos age is unknown. This was August of 2017....2 weeks ago couldn't help myself while visiting the chicks at TSC. I promised my husband that while we were in there killing time I wouldn't ask for a chicken. I ended up bringing home 4 baby Silkies! I could watch these babies all day!

    So, all of this is relatively new to us but I feel like we're doing a good job. I mean come on, we all survived the winter! LOL

    I don't know why we waited so long! They have been one the most fun, exciting & rewarding things we've done in a long time.
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  3. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

    Aug 18, 2014
    Manhappiness, Kansas
    My Coop
    The Chicken Math is strong with this one! :gig
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Chicks Caffeine and Chaos :frowWelcome!

    Love your username :clap

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I can see the Chicken Force is with you. Good thing you joined us at Backyard chickens
  7. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA

    Chicken math at it's finest Welcome to Backyard Chickens enjoy
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  8. Chickencrazy2018

    Chickencrazy2018 Chirping

    Jan 30, 2018
    West Virginia
    I waited for a long time as well. When I finally got the chance to get some, we adopted 1 rooster and 4 hens. Unknown breeds (which I'm currently working on with the help of BYC!). Now that I finally have them, I had to get more! Three weeks later my husband ended up getting me 20 baby chicks from TSC! :) 5 Light Brahmas, 5 Amber Links and 10 Red Links. Sometimes I just go outside and stand and watch them scratch around and roam. May sound crazy, but I love them as if they are my own little children. Currently trying to convince my husband on getting more :) lol
  9. Chicks Caffeine & Chaos

    Chicks Caffeine & Chaos In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2018
    My Coop
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  10. Chicks Caffeine & Chaos

    Chicks Caffeine & Chaos In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2018
    My Coop
    I totally get it! I'm pricing out swings for the spring so I can come home from work & just sit and watch them. They are great at calming the craziness lol

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