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Aloha From Hawaii

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HawaiiHenParty, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. HawaiiHenParty

    HawaiiHenParty New Egg

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    A big warm welcome to all. I decided to become a member tonight after reading post after post of valuable information. I was raised on a Southern Wisconsin chicken farm where every early childhood memory was spent surrounded by hens. In my sandbox, in the garden, under my swing set, and especially the dear ol' hen that raised a clutch of duck eggs after the Mother duck got hit by a vehicle. The dear hen sat patiently near the edge of my plastic kiddie pool so "her ducklings" could swim. I will never forget the mother hen looking this way and that trying to figure out why these babies needed to swim. The birds were happy and quite loved on our farm. I found your site last year when I was taking care of a property in Hawaii, and a neighbor dog broke loose and injured a hen. Your forum saved the day. Having no nearby vet who knew chickens, I turned to you and used every bit of information I could find. I am happy to report that the information saved dear Checkers and she and the rest of the girls remain under my care. We too have a group of "wild" roosters and hens that have found a home here as well. I farm and garden, so I am happy to read of what you grow to feed your chickens. Well, that should do it for an intro. Thank you once again for helping by posting all that you knew. Your help means the world to me.
     
  2. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Hi and welcome! Make yourself at home and feel free to ask any questions you have. Love the story about momma hen raising the ducklings!
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Love that story!!

    Love your avatar too!
     
  4. HawaiiHenParty

    HawaiiHenParty New Egg

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    thank you for the welcome, team!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Mahalo so glad BYC was of help to you. Welcome to the flock.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Aloha, and welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Thanks for sharing your story with us. I'm glad that checkers is doing well. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  7. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Aww.....what a sweet story about the hen and the baby ducks swimming!! Sounds like you really love your flock.

    Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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