Good Morning from TN!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FionaRyder, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. FionaRyder

    FionaRyder New Egg

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    I am from Jonesborough TN. I have a flock of 6 Salmon Faverolles. One blue salmon roo and his 5 lovely ladies. I used to have upwards of 50 chickens, but I get overwhelmed with all the work that comes with that many chickens. I have found much more joy in having a smaller coop and less chickens. However, it's everything I can do not to get more chicks!!! My birds are still juveniles, and I'm so excited to see them when they're fully grown! Now that I am out of grad school and settled into a good stable career, I am hoping to have a lot more time to connect with people here! Thanks and I look forward to "meeting" you!
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    BYC has a very useful Learning Center [​IMG]




    Good luck with your new flock and good luck on keeping a smaller flock as I tried that and failed but I am have fun and it is keeping me very busy all day feeding and watering them [​IMG]



    Congrads on the new career [​IMG]
     
  3. FionaRyder

    FionaRyder New Egg

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    Thanks! I've been using a "hen hydrator" which is a 3 gallon bucket with nipples, and it's been great! I have a chicken fountain, but it has somehow stopped working correctly. This has made my life much easier!!! Thanks for the warm welcome!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    That's good - a nipple water system is so much nicer - no huge puddles, no debris in the water [​IMG]. Salmon faverolles are such a lovely, docile breed. I have never seen a blue salmon cockerel, I wish you would post a photo. [​IMG]
     
  5. FionaRyder

    FionaRyder New Egg

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  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Fiona and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard with us. I'm sure that after having had a flock of 50 you have lots of experience that you can share with other members, and maybe pick up the odd tip along the way.

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. FionaRyder

    FionaRyder New Egg

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    Thanks so much!
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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