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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sallihennipenni, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. sallihennipenni

    sallihennipenni Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 6, 2011
    Central Illinois
    Hi All - I've read posts many times at BYC to help me as I learn about raising chickens. Finally decided to quit lurking and join! DH and I live on 20 heavily wooded acres in the Midwest. We have 14 two month old hens. 6 Black Australorps, 4 Rhode Island Reds, 3 Barred Rocks and one Buff Orpington. I've wanted to try raising chickens for years - mostly for the fun of it (we have grandkids who get a real kick out of our "girls") but we're also looking forward to getting a few eggs out of the deal. I'm thankful for BYC and all the great info that is here.
  2. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2011
    Hi from NC [​IMG]
    I have 2 buff orps, 2 rhode island reds, a black australorp and a barred rock. And now a flock of wild Canada Geese(4 adults, 12 babies)--they know where I keep the chicken food [​IMG]
  3. Leia's Chickens

    Leia's Chickens A Sunkissed Delight

    Jun 20, 2010
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Oklahoma!!! [​IMG]
  4. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    West Coast USA
    Hello from the Pacific Northwest and welcome to BYC! What a great experience this will be, for you and your grandchildren. [​IMG]
  5. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

    Apr 18, 2011
    Welsh, LA
    Hello from Southwest Louisiana here, you will enjoy this site very much.. [​IMG]
  6. sallihennipenni

    sallihennipenni Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 6, 2011
    Central Illinois
    Thanks for all the warm welcomes! Wow! You guys are fast. I just joined!! [​IMG]
  7. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Pride, La.
  8. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  9. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    [​IMG] From Northern ontario Canada

    I lurked for over a year before joining, BYC is filled with tons of great information and awesome pictures lol.

    Glad you joined us,

  10. Wileyps1

    Wileyps1 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 30, 2011
    Pennsdale, PA
    [​IMG] from PA [​IMG]

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