Hello from Oregon!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by crazyteacher, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. crazyteacher

    crazyteacher New Egg

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    Hi I'm new to the forum. We have four hens in the back and a big garden in the front. We've had chickens for about 18 months. We are thinking about adding goats next summer. I love having our little mini-farm around our little suburban home. I'd love to learn how you all take care of yours and if anyone is making urban goats work for them (and their neighbors.) Thanks!


    This happened yesterday-"You know you're addicted to raising backyard chickens when you are only a tiny bit grossed out when you accidentally step-in barefeet-on the uhmm fertilizer that your chickens kindly left in your path while they were out.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    [​IMG] from Kansas, crazyteacher! [​IMG] Happy to have you on BYC! [​IMG] Watch where you step! [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. FlowerFarmer

    FlowerFarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome from OREGON!
    Backyard chicken raiser of four hens also.
    This is a great site for answering any question you might have [​IMG]
    Good to see this chicken 'trend' is spreding around my parts (in salem here)
     
  5. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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    [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!
     
  6. Prisserbabe

    Prisserbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] welcome! [​IMG] And i agree [​IMG]
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Goats were one of the first things we added to our little farm. Not sure about having them in an urban setting, though, but I think there are a few people on here that do that. I think one of the turn offs for people is they believe all goats smell. The bucks can be extremely smelly when they're in rut (which is going with ours now [​IMG] ), but the does & wethers don't really have an odor. Anyways, once you get used to them & learn all about them they're easier to care for. You might want to check out BYC's sister site: http://www.backyardherds.com/forum/ & the Other Pets & Livestock section on here.

    Lots of good luck [​IMG]
     
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  8. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    Washington State welcomes you!
     
  9. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    [​IMG] from Texas [​IMG]
    I raise Boer goats, research, research and research some more about goats. They can be a huge pain in the behind. But I love them.
     
  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     

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