Hello from Iowa!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by blueflag, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. blueflag

    blueflag Out Of The Brooder

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    Greetings!

    I've been 'lurking' for some time now, having first bought eggs from the BYC marketplace last August. I really enjoy all of the chicken information and general chicken enthusiasm here!

    I'm a mom of two little boys and we live on an acreage with several chickens, four horses (Al Khamsa Arabian), two standard poodles, six barn kitties, and an old Shetland sheep. I developed severe allergies a few years ago and cannot be too close to the critters. I like the chickens because I can watch them from a distance and see (mostly worry about) them hatch! I love to have them in the garden, even if they are a bit destructive at times.

    Our favorite chickens are the EEs/Ameraucanas - pretty eggs and they have been great with the kids! We are also trying a few French Black Copper Marans. My oldest son is really looking forward to his poultry project in 4-H this year.

    Holly
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG], glad you joined in
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck to your son with his 4 - H project.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Holly, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined our flock! Looking into some BCMs myself this year. Best of luck to you!
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Good luck to you and your son. 4-H is a wonderful organization. :thumbsup
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] &[​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  8. The Howards

    The Howards Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi and welcome from NC
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  10. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC. Best of luck to your son and his 4H projects
     

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