Hello, BYC!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rusticpumpkins, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. rusticpumpkins

    rusticpumpkins Just Hatched

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    Hello! I've kept chickens since a family friend gave me a handful of chicks at age 9, and now, 12 years later, I still have chickens and now peacocks and quails added to the mix.
    My flock right now is 30 + bantams, 1 red star hen thats pushing 11 yrs old now, a silkie roo and an olive egger hen.
    This year I started raising my own chicks, and still am. I currently have 5 babies with more on the way. I'm looking at starting to sell eggs in the future. I'm all about natural remedies and humanely raising chickens. Hippie nonesense like that (as my grandpa would say).
    I've been using this forum as a resourse for years now and finally decided to start joining in on disscussions!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard with us. I'm sure that sharing your experience will help out other members considerably, and hopefully, there may be a few nuggets that you may pick up along the way. Make yourself at home here with us.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    WOW, you have to be doing a lot of things RIGHT to have a red star pushing 11.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad you decided to join us.

    I do envy your experience and hope you will share it in the forums.

    Good luck with the hatching.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, rusticpumpkin, and :welcome. Love your username! Great to have you in our community! :weee
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. rusticpumpkins

    rusticpumpkins Just Hatched

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    Really? Do they typically have short lifespans?
     
  8. rusticpumpkins

    rusticpumpkins Just Hatched

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    Thank you! :)
     
  9. rusticpumpkins

    rusticpumpkins Just Hatched

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    Thank you for all the warm welcomes, everyone!! :)
     
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