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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hollowridge, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Hollowridge

    Hollowridge In the Brooder

    Feb 20, 2017
    Nova Scotia
    Hi there from the South Shore of Nova Scotia!!

    Started with chicks back in 2012 after having them as a kid. Got 12 australorp chicks (only got 3 pullets) lol ! Then the sister-in-law found and hova-bator at a yard sale for $5 and gave it to us and our addiction was born!!!! Yeah great deal huh!!

    We then seen an add for Basque Hens got some hatching eggs and had to put an addition to our coop! Then we really got addicted and built a new building 18*20 that we just finished a month ago!!!

    So glad that we are invited to join this site, want to learn and share all we can!!

  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC - so glad you've joined us.
    Funny you should mention the Basque hens, I hadn't heard of them before and this is the second time in a week someone has mentioned them (I had to google the first time).
  3. Hollowridge

    Hollowridge In the Brooder

    Feb 20, 2017
    Nova Scotia
    I know what you mean, when we first heard of them in 2013 we had to do some research. We have the Euskal Oiloa Marraduna's. They have to be the most friendly chicken known. You feel the love everytime you go around them and have to shuffle your feet not to step on them!
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  5. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hi there, and welcome to the forum! I'm so glad you joined BYC, please make yourself at home here, and enjoy all the chickeny folks! :frow

  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Hollowridge [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]

  8. Hollowridge

    Hollowridge In the Brooder

    Feb 20, 2017
    Nova Scotia
    Thanks for the greetings everyone!!
    Oh my redsoxs you have given me a link for the E.O.'s that will have me going for the rest of the winter, have to admit I got 12 pages in and cheated and had to peak and the last few, then I found one on hatching and well now I am not sure if I will get anything done this winter except this!! Ha Ha
  9. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    I take it that's your new coop in your avatar? Very nice looking!

    Thanks for joining us!

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