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Hello from Josie in Idaho

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by catsakes, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. catsakes

    catsakes New Egg

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    I just found the site this morning, saw some nice posts and thought I'ld join.
    I live very high up a mountain, awesome place for animals..both domestic and wild.
    I have besides many other critters 4 hens and a rooster that come and go as they please,
    have to love free range and get very nice brown eggs mostly in the cooler seasons.

    I am wondering as my aunt years ago had banty crossed hens that did the most awesome job
    keeping bugs from her most prolific garden...will the banties get squash bugs, grasshoppers or
    those horrid bees that appeared last summer?

    I hope to make many good gardening friends here, I love to trade seeds and talk most anything
    having to do with homesteading, gardening, critters etc. Just a hillbilly at heart, don't know any
    other way of life.

    I loved reading your posts and do hope to hear from y'all :)
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    My chickens will at least attempt to eat anything that moves. I have to fence them out of the garden, though, as they also are pretty rough on the plants, and eat all the veggies and fruit.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    [​IMG] to BYC!

    This is the place to be to chat all about your feathered friends! So good to have you and enjoy BYC!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Josie, welcome to BYC.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome To BYC and Happy Holidays! X2, my chickens will pretty much try to eat anything they can get a hold of. The more athletic ones (like the game bantams and leghorns etc) are better at catching things.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined us today! :)
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    [​IMG] glad you could join and check out everything we have to offer [​IMG]








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  8. catsakes

    catsakes New Egg

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    Owow :) Thank you everyone for noticing and posting me!
    I wish you all of you and all of yours, a happy, wonderful and prosperous, healthy New Year
    Looking forward to some very nice joyful times in your midst :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the flock [​IMG]
     

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