from Connecticut

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sanna, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Sanna

    Sanna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there!
    I thought I'd post something here. I live in Connecticut, but I was born and raised in Finland. I've been here for about 11 years now. I work as an assistant trainer/barn manager/instructor for a non-profit rescue farm. Horses have been my life since I was 8 years old.
    Late summer of 2010 I got my first chickens, 2 black Silkie hens. I got them for pets. I really didn't know anything about chickens but I thought they were facinating and I ended up with two more chicks, one turned out to be a rooster. One of my black hens sat on some eggs this summer and now I have a bunch more Silkies. Hatching my own chicks was very exciting! :D

    For right now, my chickens are my pets. They're all kinds of colors, mostly blacks and black splashes. Maybe some day I'll get a nice individual to show and get more involved with the show & breeding world of chickens, but for right now I'm happy with my freerange backyard chickens. They make me laugh, every day! :)


    Here is a picture of my handsome rooster Curly (I think he's handsome)
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    And the chicks from the summer with "mom" Chicken Little.
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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Great Pictures [​IMG]
     
  3. Sanna

    Sanna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you :)
    I worked for a portrait studio for a good year and photography has been a dear hobby of mine ever since I was a kid. I like photographing animals more than people, that's for sure.
     
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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Love the pictures [​IMG] And I agree with you; animals are so much more fun to take pictures of.
     
  6. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ohio
     
  7. Vamvakas

    Vamvakas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heya Sanna, we talked before lol. It's nice see there are farms that still rescue/adopt animals, many of these farms today you rarely see anymore.

    Ever drink kilju before? I used to know a Finnish guy who used to make it and sell it lol... [​IMG]
     
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  8. Cowgirl75446

    Cowgirl75446 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Texas
     
  9. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another big Texas howdy! [​IMG]
     

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