Hello from North Georgia....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Redbird1950, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. Redbird1950

    Redbird1950 New Egg

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    I have been raising chickens off and on most of my life and I am 62 now.. I grew up on a small farm and we usually kept between 20 to 30 chickens pretty much all the time. Mostly Rhode Island Reds and white leghorns with a few bantams running around free ranging the barn area. I worked on an egg production farm for a couple of years that had two laying houses with approximately 15,000 birds per house. I went into the Army and did a ten year hitch with them. Then I moved back home and one of the first things I did was get another small flock started. It was mostly assorted breeds. At one point I had around 500 bantams, old english games, cornish, RIR, and others that were free ranging inside our small horse / goat pasture. I got a divorce and sold / gave away all of my fowl. Now I am resettled, married again and am in the process of aquiring a small flock of young Red sex link pullets. My new wife loves chickens almost as much as I do. Hopefully I can learn new things from you and make a contribution of my knowledge from time to time.
    This is a wall in my kitchen....

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    Alan
     
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  2. dolphinlvr4

    dolphinlvr4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Redbird1950, first of all welcome! U sound like the guy who can answer all my questions. Ty for joining ;-). Please read my post n let me know if and or what I did wrong with my 11 day old chicks losing thier down. We live these lil things n want to make sure we r doing all we can. We feed starter crumble that's medicated if that helps any. Ty soooo much n Ty for serving our country, my hat is off too u sir :)
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] If my kitchen had walls to hang chicken things on it would look like yours too [​IMG] Happy you joined our flock! I think with your experience you can make great contributions to the site.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and back to the world of poultry keeping.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Redbird 1950, and [​IMG]! Pleased to have you with us and happy you are once again back into chickens. Red sex-links are great layers!! I'm sure your years of poultry experience will be an asset for others on BYC - best of luck to you!
     
  6. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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