Hello from New Mexico

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by red46, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. red46

    red46 In the Brooder

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    Hi, I'm Judy. Many years ago, I had over 200 laying hens, running all over the place and making demands on me but due to a disaster, I've been 'chickenless' since 1987.

    The day finally arrived, when not only did I have the money to start again, but also a semi-appropriate home and yard to handle a load of laying hens and hopefully, babies.
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    I was trying to do a count and just about lost my mind, instead. So I thought if I took a pic, I could use that to count. Even that didn't work. [​IMG]
    It didn't take 2 days, for me to realize I had WAY under estimated space, ran out and got more lumber and built an even larger brooder and split up the crowd.

    White Rocks. All White Rocks. That's what I had before and I loved them. Nobody can tell me a chicken is stupid.


    As if that wasn't enough work, cut out for me, I got all carried away and visited the local feed store. I came home with 3 ducklings and 2 goslings. No one there could help me with sexing, so I did a lot of guessing. I sure hope I have at least one female of each. hmmmm

    I just discovered this forum through google and I'm glad to be here.
    judy
     

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    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

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  3. Up-the-Creek

    Up-the-Creek Songster

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  4. peckndirt

    peckndirt Songster

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC come on in and bring the rocks with you.
     

  5. Cara

    Cara Songster

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    Hi neighbour!!
     
  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  7. ChickBond 007

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    Keep reading, you'll learn so much here at BYC!
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  8. redoak

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  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    I love the picture of all your new little chicks...they are so adorable at that soft and fluffy stage! [​IMG]
     

  10. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida. Great to have you here.
     

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