Hallo everybody!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by adzuki, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. adzuki

    adzuki New Egg

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    Hello everyone!
    My name is Ashlee and I live up in Northern California, and I was directed to this forum when I was talking to someone about my future dream to have a small hobby farm. I was further encouraged to join after seeing the amazing articles and information available.

    To give a little background, when I was younger (9-13 years of age) I was put in charge of the chickens on a farm my mother had moved me too. At the time, I really hated living out in that area, suddenly being pulled from town, friends, and the familiar made me a tiny bit grudgey. I did not, however, take it out on the hens in my care. I would feed them and clean up their coop, collect eggs, turn them loose for a bug hunt in the garden, and find the occassional 'tomato bug' to treat them with.

    Now, years later I would love nothing more than to have chickens, a garden, and maybe some other poultry/animals as well.

    The hens I took care of were Rhode Island Reds and Barred Rocks, which I think I may get, but Buff Orphingtons and Ameraucanas look interesting as well. Fortunately I have time to do a bunch of research as it may be 6 to 24 months before my plans take wing, so to speak. This is due to working on paying off debt and getting my credit score high enough to land a low interest rate loan for a house and property. I would be severely limited if I tried to rent and own chickens so I want to go for the investment of home ownership to start chicken ownership.

    Anyway! Glad to be here! Hope to learn lots!
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC Ashlee! [​IMG]
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. Michael Apple

    Michael Apple Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC from Northern California too, Ashlee.
     
  6. cypressdrake

    cypressdrake Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] hope things work out for you
     
  8. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Yes, good luck with both the house and the chickens! It sounds like a good plan. :)
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Best of luck with your future plans!
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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