Hello From Lexington Kentucky

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Madam Hens, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. Madam Hens

    Madam Hens Out Of The Brooder

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    Having been raised on a Dairy Farm and retired from an Agricultural Career the 'ole adage' about taking the boy from the farm but not getting the farm from the boy is certainly true in my case.
    We live in 'suburbia' raise vegetables, fruits and enjoy canning and perserving our harvest as well as sharing with the neighbors.
    Last year I came home with two Silkie bantam hens from the State Fair and we have enjoyed the mother and daughter duo now for almost a year. The Mother hen passed away suddenly two weeks ago and the remaining hen went broody a few days later. Figuring that she would be happier with some company we set six Rhode Island Red fertile eggs under her and are anxiously awaiting for the hatch date (which is in four days).
    Looking forward to sharing experiences and gaining knowledge for backyard chickens with this group.
    Anyone in our area of Kentucky drop us a line and say 'hello'
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  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from an imp in Washington

    Good luck with the hatch. You joined a great site

    Imp
     
  3. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    [​IMG] I'm up in sadieville. We are organizing our next Poultry Fair. July 17. Feel free to come out and meet some local chicken folks adn BYCers!
     
  4. crazyaboutchickens

    crazyaboutchickens Live Long And Prosper

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  5. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Hi there, neighbor to the east! We're out here in the far west end (aka "the forgotten zone" when you ask the politicians... [​IMG] ) Nice to meet you!
     
  6. cjtdtd

    cjtdtd Out Of The Brooder

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    I am in Southpoint Lexington KY and I am about to turn our shed into a chicken coop. I am researching and I am very excited.
    Brooke,
    Wife to a hardworking Irishman mother to eight beautiful children.
     

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