Hello from NW Ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TommyTurkey, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. TommyTurkey

    TommyTurkey Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been reading from the forum for quite some time now and have learned a lot about chickens, so today I thought I should just join... this year is the start of my second year keeping a small flock of chickens, currently I have an even dozen...I think they are all mixed breeds, but I can identify some by looking at the "breeds" section of BYC, great stuff...I got most of my chickens from my daughter, who teaches a 1st Grade class at an elementary school and hatches chicks every Easter to teach the kids about where there food comes from and to let them see the hatching process, then she give me some of them..... I think I'm hooked on chickens now...but my wife calls me "tommy turkey"////[​IMG] Nice to be here. I also have 5 OEGB they are BBR...cutest things I've ever seen.
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from FL
     
  3. whiteflare

    whiteflare Out of the blue

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    [​IMG] from Australia!

    I think it's fantastic how this hatching at school thing works, I remember learning about where eggs came from the hard way [​IMG]
    No, hon, not the supermarket shelves...

    Love your username, by the way [​IMG]

    Hope to see you more around the forum [​IMG]
     
  4. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from NC [​IMG]
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hi Tommy and welcome! Glad to see another fellow Ohioan joining! I live in the Dover, New Philadelphia area in northern Tuscarawas county. I've got a flock of 19 chickens and this spring I bought my first two little baby turkey poults. I've got some nice layers "red pullets" from TSC, and a barred rock, and then some interesting breeds.....a pair of olive eggers, a Khaki colored Polish Bantam frizzle, a nice lavender orpington, some Buckeyes, which are a heritage breed.......So I've got half layers, half fun breeds.

    Such a fun hobby and it's really addicting! It's sooo hard to keep the numbers down.....I always want chicks in the spring but I only have so much room. Over crowding is not a good idea with chickens. LOL

    Well, take care and so glad you joined!

    Sharon
     
  6. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Tommy!
     
  7. Luckytaz

    Luckytaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, from Minnesota.
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  9. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] spent a couple of years learning in Toledo, loved that area of the state, lots of parks within an hour or so, beautiful place! [​IMG] from SE Ohio
     
  10. jujubee

    jujubee Feather Hill Farm

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    Hi from SE Ohio [​IMG]
     

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