Hello from California!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Turtle Island, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Turtle Island

    Turtle Island Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi - I'm new to Backyard Chickens, although because my daughter Kooshie is a member I'm aware that this is a great community and place to be! We have two flocks of chickens, a small flock of Seramas in our suburban backyard, and another flock that is being cared for by some friends. In that other flock are some Easter Eggers (including my namesake, Turtle Island), a Black Star hen, a Salmon Faverolle (she's so cool), a Buff Orpington (solemn and sweet), and several Gourmet Blacks (a meat breed, but we've kept them as egg layers and just great companions). We came to have chickens a few years ago when we were taking care of the Gourmet Blacks on behalf of our friends who were away. During that time we fell in love with them (my younger daughter started scooping them up and parading about the yard with these big birds under her arms). When our friends witnessed our enthusiasm for the birds, they offered to sell them to us at a great price. How could we refuse!

    Our lives are definitely more fun and fulfilled with chickens in them!

    Looking forward to the conversation!

    cheers,
    Turtle
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    best coast
    Welcome! [​IMG]
     
  3. Turtle Island

    Turtle Island Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, Kooshie [​IMG]
     
  4. chickee

    chickee Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Welcome from Northern California! [​IMG] This site is so much fun!! [​IMG]
     
  5. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    Now you can have fun too! [​IMG]

    thanks for the referral Kooshie!

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  6. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

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    Welcome from WA!

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  7. NWChicks

    NWChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from another in WA!!
     
  8. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome from the coast. It does enrich our lives to have chickens and it enriches my garden too! [​IMG]
     
  9. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    Hi and welcome from northern California around the greater Sacramento area! [​IMG]
     
  10. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from L A county--glad you are joining the flock!!
     

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