Hello from Minnesota!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by EggsnQuackers, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. EggsnQuackers

    EggsnQuackers Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,
    I've been lurking here for almost a year now...figured it's time to say "Hi".
    We live in northwestern Minnesota about an hour south of the Canadian Border and only a few miles from the North Dakota border.
    We have 7 ducks, 3 Silver Appleyards and 4 White Appleyards. And 12 chickens, 4 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Welsummers, and 6 Red sex-links of some type. We got the chickens in March and the ducks in June. This is our first year keeping birds over the winter but not our first year with birds. This is our third flock of ducks and second flock of chickens (the previous flocks all migrated to "freezer camp").
    We're hoping to establish breeding flocks of Silver Appleyards, Welsummers, and Orpingtons
    We started building a chicken coop this summer, it still needs some finishing touches but it's been functional for a few months now.
    In addition to the birds we have 6 cats (4 outside, 2 inside), 2 dogs (a min pin and a boxer), and a horse.
    I've been learning a lot from this site and it's been a "go-to" for me when questions arise. Thanks for the great resource.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, EggsnQuakers, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined our flock! Best of luck to you and your poultry - stay warm!!
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  4. PFSfarmer

    PFSfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their is great people with a lot of great information here. [​IMG]
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    Brrr, see it's been cold over there the last few mornings
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. Death

    Death Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello And [​IMG]
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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