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New to BYC but 6yrs of keeping chickens !

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Hi everyone, yes, new here, but been keeping these wonderful creatures for over 6yrs.......the highs and lows !

Now on chickens numbers 7,8,9 & 10. Lost 3 and had to retire 3 to a friends farm when I was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and we just couldn't give them the time and love..........

Constantly learning and love all the different characters and habits they have !!

Now have a Brown Speckledy, Blackrock, and due to a sad death we have this week introduced two newbies at P.O.L. - a Light Sussex and a beautiful Grey Speckledy !  (Dixie, Zoe, Honey & Connie.......anyone guess the 'theme' ??).

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Hi welcome-byc.gif

Glad you could join the flock! Lovely flock you have there with your new additions. Sorry to read about your sad loss hugs.gif Good luck with your flock in the future.

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:welcome

 

It's always tough to lose your chickens, sorry you had to go through that. How nice you have a flock of 4 now!

 

Thanks for joining us, it's good to have you here!

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Check out all 11 new mini contests!

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Deadlines for all is Dec. 11, 2016

You can't win if you don't play!

 

8th Annual BYC New Year Day Hatch-Along - Hosted by Ronott1

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Welcome! and sincerely hope your cancer is in remission. 

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Welcome to BYC! Hope you will recover from your cancer.

I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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Thank you everyone !  Kind words & wishes - cancer officially cured and 2 yrs after am now on 3 monthly checks (for 3 more years).

Girls are doing well, my bullied newbie (Grey Speckledy - Connie) actually comes for cuddles and stroking and chats away to us........big softie and a real joy !  :cd

Am looking forward to sharing more on BYC and no doubt learning more too !!

 

Thanks again !

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Welcome to the BYC flock!  We are glad you joined us!

 

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