Coming aboard from Ben Lomond, CA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by olivigus, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. olivigus

    olivigus Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all you feathered-friend-loving folks!
    I've finally made a profile after lurking around here for years! We started our flock last spring, although I'd been indulging in chicken dreams long before that. I appreciate all the great info on this site and spent hours looking at all the coop designs before getting our chicks.

    We started with eight chicks of five different breeds: RIR, Buff Orpington, Easter Eggers, Silver-Laced Wyandotte and Brown Leghorn. Then our friend's co-worker, who'd bought chicks the same weekend we got ours, discovered she could only keep two, so our flock doubled overnight, adding a gang of Barred Rocks and two Black Australorps.

    It has been great fun raising our gals and watching them grow--I just enjoy them SO much--it's hard to explain, but, of course, I don't need to explain it here, do I.

    Hope to get a page posted about our coop soon.
    Happy new year and happy chicken days to all!
    The pic is of Racer, our Brown Leghorn, who is quite a character and very photogenic!
    --Suzanne
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Suzanne

    Glad you could join the flock! Many of us were lurkers before joining, I was one too!! I have loved reading your intro and your pic of Racer is fab!! Wishing you the very best of luck in the future and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Suzanne. You have a very handsome rooster and flock of very good breeds.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Suzanneand welcome to our community- hope you enjoy it as much as the rest of us.

    Ct
     
  6. olivigus

    olivigus Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, everyone!
     
  7. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and :welcome
    We are very glad you joined us!
     
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  8. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Hi Suzanne, [​IMG]

    Racer certainly is a good looking bird! Make yourself at home here. If you have questions, want to share stories & pictures of your flock or want to participate in the discussions, feel free!
     
  9. olivigus

    olivigus Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, she's one of our favorites!
    Yes, Racer is actually a girl, although most people think she is a rooster when they see her because of that big red comb. She gives us a lovely white egg nearly every day.
     

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