Hello all... First off, I am an addict...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jadeybaby70, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. jadeybaby70

    jadeybaby70 Out Of The Brooder

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    So, I have been a member of BYC since the end of last year but haven't posted once since. BUT... I constantly check in and thanks to all the wonderful info that flies around here, I feel like I have put together the perfect flock (so far) for myself. My husband and I moved to the CA bay area at the start of the year from Colorado. I always wanted to get chickens in CO but never did because I was so afraid of what might happen to them because of the coyotes and hawks that were all around our property. So we moved to a very urban place with a very small yard (in comparison) and I think, "OK, not as many predators here... right?" WRONG! WRONG! WRONG! Raccoons frequent my back yard and we have a Peregrin falcon who harasses my flock constantly and has no fear of people! The thing swooped down into my yard while I was in it. I had to send the dogs out to deter him/her! Anyway, the whole experience has taught me that... I should have done this sooner [​IMG]. I love my girls and getting fresh eggs is very exciting for me [​IMG] ...that sounds lame... but it's true. So thanks everyone for all of the free helpful advice and if I need more I know where to find it.[​IMG]
     
  2. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    So glad you are here and posting.
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Welcome from an imp in Washington

    That was a great intro, glad you are here

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  5. Arcnadius

    Arcnadius Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to our site! If you get bored, you can ask Imp how he got his moniker "Pretty in Pink"...[​IMG]
     
  6. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    I was a Navy brat, stepdad was stationed in Alameda. My youngest sister lives there now.

    Yeah racoons are crazy there.

    OH....just realized.............moved to Alameda by way of Littleton. [​IMG]

    What a co inky dink!
     
  7. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso

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  8. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the party.
     
  9. LALASD4

    LALASD4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, we have all that here in San Diego plus coyotes.[​IMG]
     
  10. bburn

    bburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome....you have now taken the first step by admitting to addiction.....from here it only gets worse!!!

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