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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gardenmama05, Nov 29, 2013.

  1. gardenmama05

    gardenmama05 Hatching

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    Hey all! I'm thrilled to have stumbled upon this site!

    My husband, 3 boys and I have a homestead in Colorado. We've had chickens for about 4 years now. We've raised them for both eggs and meat. We just harvested our 30 Red Rangers. We currently have White Leghorns, Rose Comb Brown Leghorns, Red Stars, Black Stars, New Hampshire Reds, Silver Spangled Hamburgs, Single Comb Brown Leghorn, Ancona, Andalusians, Golden Pencil Hamburgs, Lakenvelders. This year (in July) we added: Barred Rocks, Jersey Giants, Delawares. We also recently inherited 5 mature layers from a friend in town - another White Leghorn, Red Star and 3 Easter Eggers. Two of the Delawares we got are roosters. We plan to try and hatch our own chicks.

    We definitely have a large variety. I love watching them run around. They roam free during the day and roost themselves in the coop at night.

    We also have a tom cat and two dogs. They all get along well (except for our Aussie and the cat - the Aussie loves the cat a bit too much).

    We've had a garden for years and this year is our first try at gardening in cold frames during the winter. So far so good!

    Well, there ya have it! The story of my beautiful life! :)
     

  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Nice assorted flock you have, all the different colored breeds make for a pretty sight.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    A beautiful life indeed - welcome to BYC.
     
  5. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Songster

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    [​IMG] Cheers from Ohio! [​IMG]Glad you could join us! [​IMG]
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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