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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pawpaw&Mawmaw, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. Pawpaw&Mawmaw

    Pawpaw&Mawmaw In the Brooder

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    We started raising chickens 2 years ago, this spring (2018). We have 6 chickens right now, but just recently lost one of our RIR to a predator. We have 2 Buff Orpingtons, 3 Rhode Island Reds and 1 Black Polish.
    We love motor cycle riding and just about anything outdoors in the spring, summer and fall. Yep, didn't say anything about winter!
    Since my husbands retirement, we have been slowly working towards living a self sustaining live style. It has been a wonderful journey so far. We look forward to a time when we almost never need anything other then what we get off of our small piece of the earth!
    One other small note. Grandkids are AWESOME!!
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC

    Grandkids are great, cos you can give 'em back at the end of the day :D

    I wish you the best of luck with your sustainability plans.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - Find Your State Thread

    All the best

    Pork Pie
     
  3. Pawpaw&Mawmaw

    Pawpaw&Mawmaw In the Brooder

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    Thanks! I'll try the State Thread!
     
  4. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie ---CMS--- (Chicken Math Syndrome) Premium Member

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    I have several of those. Faithful egg layers they are.. egg fry.gif
    That has been our plan for awhile now. Gardening, livestock and self sustainability.. keeps you young! wee.gif
    We have a lot in common! The head babysitter speaking yippie chic.gif

    Welcome to the BYC Community.. I'm looking fwd to your posts..
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  5. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land Premium Member

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    Love the grandchildren would also love them closer to spoil more Welcome to Backyard Chickens you will fit right in
     
  6. Allie Grace Sanders

    Allie Grace Sanders Songster

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  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    Sorry you lost one already. :hugs Always hard on the heart.

    Enjoy those grandkids! And welcome to our community! :)
     
  8. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road 5 Years

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    Welcome. Be sure to visit your state thread. (You might want to put your general location in your profile). There are also some gardening threads, as well as DIY, and homesteading threads. Enjoy!
     
  9. alexa009

    alexa009 Crowing

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!!!:welcome Glad you joined the flock!! This is a wonderful site if you want to know just about everything that has to do with chickens and more! The BYC members will answer all of your questions! WELCOME!:woot
     
  10. Chullicken

    Chullicken Songster

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    Welcome aboard the chicken nerd train! We've got jokes, pokes and first hand knowledge about a lot of things.
     

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