Hello everyone!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wsonphan80, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. wsonphan80

    wsonphan80 Out Of The Brooder

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    My name is Will and I'm addicted to poultry! Hahaha!! I was born and raised in the city and had always dreamt of living a simple life on the farm. I remember my family and friends would just laugh and tease me about it. I wanted to prove to them I could do it. So after 28 years of living in Southern CA my girlfriend and I decided to make the move and take a shot at living the country life. We moved in 2009 and settled on Pioneer, CA which is about 1.5hr south of Lake Tahoe.

    Well, my chicken addiction started unexpectedly one day when I went to the local feed store for some dog and cat food. What I came home with were 12 peeping little fuzzballs. Totally forgot about the dog and cat food. Needless to say, my GF was not happy... Today, my flock is around 125 with 75 Cornish X's, 30+ layers (RIR, EE, BLRW, CM, BA), 7 Narragansett poults, 5 Rouen ducklings, and 5 giant white Pekin ducklings. And I still have my GF of 8 years [​IMG] Hopefully she can make it until I can get her a ring. LOL.

    It's been about 2 years since I started lurking on this forum and I learn new things from you all every day. Just want to thank you guys and gals for sharing all of your experiences. It's helped me tremendously on my quest to become more self sufficient and to teach my future family how to reconnect with nature. I hope my experiences can help someone else now. Or at least entertain you with our rookie mistakes [​IMG] Anyways, good to officially meet you all and I'm excited to finally be a part of the BYC community!
     
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] From Sydney! [​IMG]
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Now, that is a prime example of 'chicken math.' [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Welcome----

    you have a lot of birds! It is nice to hear you are living your dream!
     
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2011
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow.... what a group ... er, flock, you have!
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  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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  10. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from Missouri [​IMG]
     

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