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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pippi321, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. pippi321

    pippi321 Just Hatched

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    Hello BYC!

    I'm not actually new to chickens or to BYC...have been lurking for a long time, then finally joined last year and continued lurking...I've been tempted to respond to questions lately and realized that might be weird if I never introduced myself!

    I grew up around chickens and so did my husband...my mom always had at least a couple hens no matter where we lived (all over the US) and my husband grew up on a farm. So we've pretty much "got it" but we are always learning. :)

    We are definitely learning with our own flock...we have 18 hens, pullets and chicks now--more than I've ever had and at times a challenge in the city for my country boy husband. Our goal is to make some decisions as the latest batch of chicks mature and re-home or process 6 for a total of 12 laying hens.

    We also have 3 kids, 2 dogs, and way too many to-do lists. ;). I have enjoyed reading the many threads here and hope to actually begin contributing now that I've made my first post.

    J
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. What breeds do you have?
     
  3. pippi321

    pippi321 Just Hatched

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    Thank you!

    We have Rhode Island Reds, Easter eggers, New Hampshire, barred Plymouth Rock, black australorps, buff Orpington, Delaware, barnvelder, red sex-links, Polish, leghorns, and one accidental New Jersey giant chick that looks an awful lot like a cockerel. :)

    Having 3 kids brings "mixed flock" to a whole new level.
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome (officially) to BYC. It seems that the chicken-keeping bug is in your blood for sure, so you are certainly in the right place for everything chicken (as you already know).

    All the best
    CT
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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