Greetings from Oregon

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kes4, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. kes4

    kes4 In the Brooder

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    Hello, I was lurking for a few month and thought it's time to introduce myself.

    We live on one acre north of Portland. I got my first four chickens about four years ago. Currently we have 8 chickens and 10 ducks, mostly Anconas. I am dreaming of adding a couple of Oberhasli milk goats. In spring I will start raising a batch of meaties, this will be a first for me.

    Our goal is to grow and raise as much of our own food as possible. I already learned a lot on BYC, from fermented feed to coop building and much more.

    Thanks for all the advise and help given here.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    You have come to the right place for all the fun and learning!!

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock!
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    Sounds like you have a nice flock! I've always wanted to raise ducks (and goats, too!), but don't have the space or facilities.

    Good luck with all your animals![​IMG]
     
  4. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Songster

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    Hello and welcome to the BYC! I am also an Oregonian! :)
     
  5. kes4

    kes4 In the Brooder

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    Thank you all for the friendly welcome. [​IMG]

    My wish for ducks and goats (and more chickens) was the main reason we moved last year to this property. We lived on half an acre but were only allowed four chickens. No rooster, no ducks and no goats.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join to our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome - glad you can expand your flock and add goats as well. Most folks consider chickens a 'gateway drug,' that leads to other farm animals.[​IMG]
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Love your avatar! That looks like one curious chicken!
     

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