De-lurking Here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Falconfree, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. Falconfree

    Falconfree Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,

    My name is Rebecca. I have actually been lurking on these forums and reading this valuable website for years, but have never registered and posted before now, because I didn't have any hope of getting chickens. Now that my husband and I are buying our first house soon, we've already decided that we want a small chicken coop in the backyard. :) I've even known for a long time what kind of chickens I want (Buff Orpingtons, EEs, and one Bantam, maybe Brahma).

    We have had 2 ducks before, that we kept as inside ducks (with duck diapers and everything), so we wouldn't get in more trouble with our picky HOA. They were a couple of Khaki Campbell ladies, and I loved the heck out of them. They were actually rescues, so we only kept them until they learned to fly, then they went to live with a family friend who had a single lonely duck on her farm. I don't miss cleaning up after them, but I do miss how they used to fall asleep on my chest, making the sweetest, most contented quacking noises. :)

    We currently have 2 Border Collies, 1 Italian Greyhound/Chihuahua mix, 3 indoor cats, and a Hermann's tortoise. Our dream is to someday have enough land to have 2-3 horses (I used to have a grade mare in high school, still horse-crazy), a goat or two, 2 hogs for eating, and a small flock of chickens.
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

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    from Washington State glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I bet your IG x hua is one streamlined fast doggy. Would love to see a photo
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Rebecca, always glad to welcome a lurker - welcome to BYC.
     
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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    from WA state!

    I hope you can soon start enjoying your little flock!!!

    I would get two bantams, so they can hang out together.
     
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2013
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome to BYC and Happy Holidays! Congratulations and good luck your new house, and getting chickens... maybe even that horse!
     

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