Greetings from North Texas!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lizzytroy, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. lizzytroy

    lizzytroy New Egg

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    Hello!! I just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. I copied and pasted the questions from the sample intro post.

    (1) "Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?" When I was a teenager, my family had a small backyard flock of chickens. Fast forward 12 years, and I'm still stuck in Suburbia, but my parents have 55 acres. I own some Black Copper Marans that live on their farm. I'm working on getting a place ready for some chickens so I don't have to drive three hours to get eggs.

    (2) "How many chickens do you have right now?" 5 hens that live on my mom's farm. Hopefully, I will have 5 or 6 in my own backyard coop soon!

    (3) "What breeds do you have?" Black Copper Marans; considering Red & Black Star, Australorps, Amerucanas, Buff Orpingtons, Barred Rocks, and, one of my favorites, Speckled Sussex.

    (4) "How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?" Google, haha! How else?

    (5) "What are some of your other hobbies?" I dabble in crochet; I love learning and am always researching something.

    (6) "Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share." I also own reptiles: ball pythons and a bearded dragon. And we have a French Mastiff. We call her our "pocket mini Mastiff," since she's only 75 pounds. I'm a homeschooling mom to three youngsters, so we're looking forward to having some fun chicken based lessons!
     
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  2. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great introduction!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock.You have a very good and thorough introduction. :eek:) My wife and I were both raised in north Texas not far from where you are (Blue Ridge for her, Greenville for me). If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  4. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! [​IMG]Welcome to BYC. I am a crocheter too...hook in hand right now [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Speckled Sussex are one of my favorite breeds also. Ours have been very sweet natured girls and they are so pretty.

    Good luck getting your birds closer to you and thanks for the interesting intro!
     

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