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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chattery41, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. chattery41

    chattery41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very new to chickens. Got my first 5 in December 2013 when i moved on to an acre and a half in the country. Never in my wildest dreams did i ever think i would cry over a danged ole chicken but man o man. When i lost my first rooster, Benny the banty roo, i cried like i had just lost one of the most important people in my life. Broke my heart into a million pieces.[​IMG]Who knew ? Not me !
    At this time i have 29 chickens.EE, OE, BCM, Lav Orp, Austr, D'Uccle Bantam x EE, Leghorn mix, Red Sex Link
    I stumbled on BYC while researching about my first chickens.
    My place in the country has a coop that was in very bad shape. I have since redesigned the thing at least 6 times. Every time i see a new idea that looks like it would work for me i hit the door running. I never thought at 54 yrs old i would be raising kids but, i am raising an 8 yr old grand daughter, 2 Lab mix dogs, Belle and Kosmo, 29 chickens, and 3 parakeets. I would love to have a fainting goat and i may expand in to turkeys soon but i think that will be enough for me.
     
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Really enjoyed your intro - many, many folks on here feel the same when loosing one of the flock, especially their favorites. One bycer used to post videos of her fainting goats - they were hysterical. I think as they mature they don't faint anywhere near as often but, I'm told their legs shake a little . Darn! Goats in general are very amusing and as I understand great escape artists. Hope to see you around on some of the other threads.[​IMG]
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm sorry to hear about your rooster.
     
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  4. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Sorry about your boy.
     
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  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Nice intro, better late than never..LOL.

    Sorry about your loss. It's hard to lose our loved pets. [​IMG]



    Good luck in the contest.
     
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  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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