Chickens don't sail do they?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Seabee john, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Seabee john

    Seabee john Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone.
    Glad to be aboard. After retiring from the Navy after 21 years, I finally got myself a plot of land and wasted no time getting some chickens.

    I have virtually no experience, but feel confident that I can (with your help) reach some success with my little flock.

    My birds are roughly 3 weeks old and growing quickly.
    I have:
    4 Buff Orphingtons
    3 Speckled Sussex
    2 Black Australorp

    I'm well versed in "the search feature" as I am an 8 year member of a beer brewing forum, so you won't find me asking too many questions unless I've searched first.

    I hope to get to know many of you!
     
  2. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    It's pretty relaxed here but searching first is alway a good plan...
    I thought I was going read this thread and find out you where living on a sail boat with chickens :lau
    That would have been neat

    Welcome to BYC
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I bet they could sail if they wanted to. Welcome to Backyard Chickens, you picked out some very good breeds and we didn't even help you. You really are good with the search functions.
     
  5. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Welcome! And I'd like to take a moment to thank you and your family for your service to our country. My husband retired off the Battleship USS Wisconsin BB64 after 26 years in the Navy. When we got married I said "I do, and I'm packed." and I stayed packed for that entire 26 years. I know first hand about how difficult it can be for families. We retired 24 years ago but our Navy days still seem like yesterday! Again, please accept my gratitude for job well done, and my hopes for a wonderful retirement.
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] So glad you decided to join us.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Good morning and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    It's amazing the variety of information you can find with the search feature here. I think about every topic has been touched on at one point or another, lol.

    We have 3 SS and 3 BA in our mixed flock of 16 birds too. Both are beautiful breeds and friendly (especially the SS). They began laying around 5 months old so you'll be getting eggs before you know it.

    Nice to have you aboard and thank you for your service!
     
  8. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Good luck with your chicks!
     
  10. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sounds like you have some lovely birds! They are all friendly and great on the laying.

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions about anything, feel free to ask.

    Welcome to our flock!
     

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