Small hobby farm in SWVA, raising Cayuga ducks and a variety of chickens. Dealing with Rheumatoid Arthritis while homesteading. Homeschool mom.
Big Stone Gap, VA
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Resource for meeting other chicken people.


Wife to wonderful DH, mom to 3 little ones (13 Stephen, 9 Mikie, and 5 Kate), caretaker for several family pets including: our shi-tzu mix Dom, guinea pigs- Roy, and Camo, and three cats-Violette, Ember, and Munchkin. We have some cream legbar eggs on the way for a January 2018 hatch.



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