Hello from Idaho

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BettyJ, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. BettyJ

    BettyJ New Egg

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    My husband and I got 3 Sumatras last summer and are looking to expand our flock as we enjoy the girls personalities immensely not to mention the great eggs!

    We are hoping to add a few turkeys as well this year and when we get more land down the road we really want to get some of the at risk Heritage breeds to raise. Right now the proximity to neighbors keeps us from having a Rooster. I am sure I'll have a ton of questions along the way :)
     
  2. amelia123

    amelia123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Betty! [​IMG] So glad you joined our flock!! Please feel free to ask any questions you might have...We are here to help!!! Good luck with your chickens!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]Hi and Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock - nice that you decided to join us.[​IMG]
     
  4. Americano Blue

    Americano Blue Mush on!

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  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    Sumatras are beautiful chickens. Good luck with your birds!
     
  7. BettyJ

    BettyJ New Egg

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    Thank you for the warm welcome :) Yes the girls are lovely! We are finalizing our list for the new additions tonight - hoping to add some Buff Orpingtons, Black Austrlop, Araucana, Sliver Laced Wyandotte and Light Brahama. And hubby wants a few turkeys and since we have a large pen we can set up for them to range from during the day once large enough to be safe I'm good with it.
     
  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] So glad you have joined us.

    Sounds like a lovely, large mixed poultry experience!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I currently have 25 hens and no rooster, and I get loads of eggs without all the aggression, fighting, biting and plucking of feathers, crowing in the middle of the night, feeding of unproductive mouths, drop off in egg production, and over-breeding and battering of hens that goes along with having roosters (especially too many) so I wouldn't be too sad about not being able to have a rooster. My hens are stress free and enjoying life without a rooster and yours will be too. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. Good luck with your hens.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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