Greetings from the PNW

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nwmamma, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. nwmamma

    nwmamma New Egg

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    Happy Fall! We have owned chickens for 2 1/2 years now. We are an urban farm[​IMG] and still have our original 6 girls. Dora & Daisy Brahama, Miss America & Maybelline Americana, Punch & Judy Silver Laced Wyandotte. We have added 3 that an initially enthusiastic neighbor decided wasn't working for her. They are Martha & Gertrude Americana and Rhoda the RI Red. I never thought I'd want a RI Red but she is such a doll. I adore the way she squats down and stamps her feet for you to pick her up. It never fails to bring a smile to my face.

    I never thought I'd want chickens in my yard but had I known what fun and how easy compared to most other animals they are to care for I'd have done it when my kiddos were tots. A friend that has chickens talked us into it, now I'm a fellow chicken enabler. [​IMG]

    I have lurked on here from the beginning, gleaning lots of great information from the experienced chicken wranglers. It has saved me lots of time, worry and loss of chickens - so thank you!

    From the PNW -
    Dana
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi, Dana - I'm glad you decided to join BYC! WELCOME!

    Love your avatar pic, as well!

    I've made some lifelong friends here...hope you do the same! [​IMG]
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]

    Sounds like you have a lovely flock!!

    So glad you could join our community. Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds like your RIR is looking for some male attention. Has she started laying yet?
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Dana. Glad you decided to join our flock. You have some hardy breeds and good layers. The first breed I ever had (about 50 years ago) were Brahmas, and they were gentle giants. 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.
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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

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