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Hello. 

 

My name is Mija and I have a chicken addiction. I haven't always been this way; I used to be normal (ish). I have always wanted to have a small farm, but I haven't been able to turn that corner yet. So, as for now, I have my little back yard "farm.

 

 

 

I recently bought a house, and we moved in in January. We have put a lot of work into our back yard and our chicken area, and were excited to get some new flock mates. We currently have 3 hens, 2 Buff Orpingtons and 1 Ameraucana (Maggie, Mabel, and Geraldine).

 

 

Just this past weekend we added three more ladies (hopefully)... 1 Cuckoo Bluebar, 1 French Black Copper Marans, and 1 cream Legbar. Of course, we are hoping our picker was right, but I'm not going to dwell too much.

 

 

 

I also have 2 kids, my daughter is 2.5 (She says "GOOOOOD MORRRRNING Chickens!" every day), and my son who is 14 and a broody teenager.

 

 

 

Matt and I have been together almost 6 years now. We also have 2 dogs Huck the Puggle, and Henry the Boston. 

 

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Anyhow. If you want to learn more about me, I do have a random blog. Since I just bought a house I haven't talked much about the ladies on there yet, but in time, I fear they will take over.  

 

Nice to meet you. 

post #2 of 9

Congratulations on your new home, and welcome to BYC.

Friends are the family you make for yourself.
There are no coincidences- only providences.

Celebrating the fourth quarter of my first century.

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Friends are the family you make for yourself.
There are no coincidences- only providences.

Celebrating the fourth quarter of my first century.

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post #3 of 9

:welcome

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post #4 of 9

Welcome to BYC!

 

You have some beautiful chickens!

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Hi Mija and welcome to BYC -great to have you join us. Your garden looks great - I had plans not dissimilar to what you have there, but monkeys either eat or destroy almost any and everything where i live :)

 

Glad to hear that you are not immune from chicken maths (are any of us?) and congrats on your new additions.

 
Joining your state thread may be useful as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.
 
All the best
CT
"The whole problem of the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Bertrand Russell
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"The whole problem of the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Bertrand Russell
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post #6 of 9

Hello and welcome to BYC!!

I love God, Life, and Chickens!

 

"Love the Lord Your God with all of your heart, soul, mind, and strength."

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I love God, Life, and Chickens!

 

"Love the Lord Your God with all of your heart, soul, mind, and strength."

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post #7 of 9
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Thank you! I'm really grateful to have BYC as a resource. 

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:welcome

 

Thank you for a great introduction! Your backyard is beautiful and the other photos were so nice to see.

 

It's great to have you here!

Forum FAQ & tips: post #1

Find your state thread: post #1

Like to bake? Come join us! post #1

 

Drop in to say hi! http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1050266/the-nfc-b-day-chat-thread/15990#post_18076945

Debby

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Forum FAQ & tips: post #1

Find your state thread: post #1

Like to bake? Come join us! post #1

 

Drop in to say hi! http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1050266/the-nfc-b-day-chat-thread/15990#post_18076945

Debby

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post #9 of 9

:welcome

 

Thanks for sharing the pictures of the flock and dogs.

 

Incubating w/Friends Thread  & Hatching NOTES section click HERE  

 

 

Poultry: Icelandic Chicken Flock, Some OE and BCM, and guineas. Oh, Seramas, too.

Dogs: 3 Icelandic Sheepdogs and a Schipperkee

Goats: A small, fun herd of Nigerian Dwarf Goats

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Incubating w/Friends Thread  & Hatching NOTES section click HERE  

 

 

Poultry: Icelandic Chicken Flock, Some OE and BCM, and guineas. Oh, Seramas, too.

Dogs: 3 Icelandic Sheepdogs and a Schipperkee

Goats: A small, fun herd of Nigerian Dwarf Goats

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