Hello from Me.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RooksMom, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. RooksMom

    RooksMom Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, my name is Kasey, I recently got myself several hens who will be laying very soon. I have done as much reading on chickens as it is possible to do, and now the only thing left is to get experience I can't get without owning chickens.

    I'm actually starting a whole mini-farm. I've been a gardener all my life, and I started a rabbit farm when I was fifteen, and while it was quite profitable, had to sell it when I was twenty so we could move.

    I am hoping that one thing at a time, the only things I will have to buy are the things that I can't grow for myself, in one way or another, and I figure a good place to start with that is A - the familiar territory of veggi-gardens and rabbits, and the relatively new ground of chickens.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined the flock!!!
     
  4. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! I hope you enjoy your chickens as much as I enjoy mine. I got chickens just to get fresh eggs and before I knew I was addicted. So much fun. We are looking to buy a small farm within the next two years so I can get dwarf goats, rabbits, pigs, and maybe a couple of cows to go with my chickens and bees. Ducks, too. I want to spend my time gardening and tending to critters. I haven't had all that stuff since I was a kid.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Kasey. Glad you decided to join our flock. My daughter used to raise rabbits (Netherland Dwarfs) and sell them to the local pet stores. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of hens did you get?
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]Hi Kasey, welcome to the Backyard chickens flock.
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  9. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hi Kasey! Welcome to BYC. Your goals sound very much like ours did about 18 months ago. Now we have chickens, goats and meat rabbits. Plus an enormous garden and greenhouse to grow our veggies. It takes a lot of work to start and maintain a mini-farm but we are really enjoying ourselves and the animals are wonderful company and entertainment. I wish you luck with your venture, your background with gardening and rabbits will be very helpful. Ask any questions you may have or just share pictures!

    Another link you may enjoy once you get back into rabbits and other animals is here on BYC:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/22/other-pets-livestock
     
  10. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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