Good Day from Special K Farms

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kathleen Macy, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. Kathleen Macy

    Kathleen Macy In the Brooder

    Mar 23, 2018
    I have been a chicken lover and owner for many years, but just recently decided to make a part time business (lol, we all know chickens are not PART TIME). So I just now building up my breeding stock flock and deciding which breeds I will stick with. Trying out all different ones to see which ones I like the best. So right now I have about 100 birds of various breeds, just to name a few; Brahmas, Yokohamas, Mottled Houdans, Mottled Orpingtons, Bresse, Barbez, Ayem Cemani, Easter Eggers, Olive Eggers, White Crested Polish, Bantam Barnvelders, Mandarin Ducks, Pekin Ducks and of course silkies.

    I found BYC through a club on facebook about building your own coops and found some very helpful information on some nice building ideas. Now to just get the hubby involved in building me one or two, or three or more!! I am in my 50s, raising my 8 year old granddaughter and the main caregiver for my disabled mother. Happily married and live on a small farm with 6 acres, 4 horses, 1 cow (soon to be 2 as she is due in May), 5 dairy goats, 2 rabbits, 3 dogs and several cats. We love our life, but at times it does get overwhelming with all the animal care. Currently looking to hire some help to take some of the pressure off me. I work a full time job (remotely) and currently building my tax and bookkeeping business. So I am really busy right now. I am happy to share any knowledge I have and look forward to learning more from the members here.
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope you can find some locals to help your out on your farm.
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  3. Kathleen Macy

    Kathleen Macy In the Brooder

    Mar 23, 2018
    Thank you - I do too, school is about out and I am hoping there are some high school students or even broke college students that would be willing to come and help me out.
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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Addict

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Kathleen :frow 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.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock and/or other critters, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    You may be interested in this link:
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  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hello Kathleen and welcome to BYC. I wish you the best of luck with your plans :fl
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  8. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Gosh you do sound like a busy lady! Welcome to BYC! I hope you enjoy the site. Oh and best of luck with your part time chicken business :thumbsup
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