Greetings From South Central NY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by meat1709, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. meat1709

    meat1709 Chirping

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    My name is Roger and I am on the NY/Pa border. I got into chickens almost four years ago when I went to look at a truck on craigslist and ended up coming home with a beautiful white leghorn rooster. The truck was a POS, but when the person heard I have a phobia of snakes and was infested with them, he insisted I take a rooster home. After that I got two easter-egger hens to keep him company. I have to say that there is never a dull moment with them, and I'd be lost without them. I currently have an easter-egger hen that is all that remains of the original flock, an austrlorp hen, two brown leghorn hens that are my newest additions, and a black silkie rooster. The brown leghorns were rescued from an egg production factory. I look forward to sharing ideas and stories about them.
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    [​IMG] glad you joined us!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC, Roger. Glad you decided to join our flock. Black Australorps are my favorite standard breed. They are extremely hardy, calm and gentle, and excellent layers of large, brown eggs. Our Easter Eggers are my granddaughter's (pictured in my avatar) favorites. She loves their colored eggs. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  4. meat1709

    meat1709 Chirping

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    Thank you both, I do have a big question about a problem I am having with my flock. I am really fond of my australorp, she is my daddy's girl and love to be held and spend time with me. She is the gentlest hen I've seen.

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!!

    Make yourself at home here and enjoy your flocks!
     
  6. 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.
     
  7. meat1709

    meat1709 Chirping

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    Thanks, looking forward to being around others that feel like i do about chickens
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. meat1709

    meat1709 Chirping

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    thanks
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    AS another snake phobic have to ask, is the rooster taking care of the snakes[​IMG]
     

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