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Hello from North Idaho :-)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mhzebra, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. mhzebra

    mhzebra New Egg

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    Greetings from North Idaho where the snow if coming down already...

    I have a small farm which includes many animals. Of those animals, 16 are chickens...pet chickens-->12 hens and 4 roosters as it turns out. I have a preference for Bantams although my husband prefers "big" chickens and "small" horses so we have some Buff Orpingtons and a couple other bigger birds this year. I favor my frizzle rooster and silkie hens the most and breed them for Sizzles once a year in the fall. We don't eat eggs so we truly just enjoy pampering our chickens. Scratch that, "I" enjoy pampering my chickens, my husband enjoys watching me pamper my chickens. It's a win-win really. :) I have two special needs birds...a silkie rooster who has a top beak that is crooked over the top of the bottom beak but he manages to eat just fine and a hen who has chronic vent clogging. Other than that all my birds enjoy a balance of coop time, fenced yard time, and acreage free-range time year round. They range with the horses, dogs, and cats in harmony. I love my chickens!

    Thanks for this forum and all the wonderful information it has to offer![​IMG]
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    \Glad you joined us!
    [​IMG]Caroline from Florida
     
  4. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]when people realize what a wonderful person you are and the great care you give you animals - they are going to start dumping all manner of livestock in your yard. Hope they can't find you.
     
  9. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Welcome and enjoy!
    Steve, :frow
     
  10. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am from north idaho too! I forgot to close my feed bin last night and then it snowed this mornin [​IMG]
     

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