What's your favorite thing about owning chickens?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Flock_Mom, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. Flock_Mom

    Flock_Mom Hatching

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    Hello, all!

    I am a new chicken mom (my husband likes to say we bought chickens and they came with a house. When, in reality, it's the other way around! hehe) I am also new to the BYC community, however, I am NOT new to BYC's website. It is my go-to for all my chicken questions. I love this website!

    So, tell me - what's your favorite thing about owning chickens?!

    I also welcome chick and chicken pictures if that's possible :)
     
  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    They are my number one source of relaxation and stress management.
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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  4. igorsMistress

    igorsMistress Crossing the Road Barefoot

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    Hi :frow

    Glad you've decided to join our community! There are some great folks here, I hope you enjoy.

    My favorite part of raising chickens is also the stress reduction. I can't help but smile when I watch them run across the yard like little raptors. Chicken TV is much better than anything on cable.
     
  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  6. Trimurtisan

    Trimurtisan Team flappy foot

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    :clap Hi there Flock_Mom and welcome to BYC! :clap

    I'm somewhat new to chickens, but the stress relief is too my favorite part. I had not clue how social chickens where, and actually never had an interest in them. Then I met Rocky the Serama, and he was so cute I couldn't help but fall in love. Shortly there after I got 3 Seramas, and have been grateful of them ever since.

    My Seramas want to hang out with me, or on me, and I love it either way. They are like puppies with feathers!

    A'pollo and Nugget having a slumber party in the bathroom last night. :D

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  7. Perris

    Perris Crowing

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    hello @Flock_Mom ! welcome to BYC :frow
    My favorite aspect is the complete distraction they offer - when I'm with them I think only of them :) What's not to love with
    this year's second clutch, with mom and foster dad
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  8. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Wrangler

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya

    The first set I ever shipped, barred hollands
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    We'd love to see pics of yours
     
  9. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :frow Stress relief and simple entertainment have quickly become my favorite aspect of chicken keeping
     
  10. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Here are some pictures of the gals

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