Hello from Rancho Relaxo's Home for Wayward Fowl

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by deirdra, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. deirdra

    deirdra Hatching

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    Good Morning and Hello fellow BYC members!!!
    After a year of devotion to cleaning up our property and getting the rest of our critters settled in, I made good on my threats and marched down to the feed store and bailed out 7 Barred Rock chicks.
    I thought I had done enough research and knew just exactly what I was getting myself into - plus all my ever helpful neighbors and feed store friends giving sage advice. I admittedly had no idea that A) chicks are addicting and will feed any Type A OCD underlying behavior in humans B) they grow faster than a speeding bullet C) they are way more fragile than they let on to be D) containment is a daily struggle when you thought a card board box was going to be your best friend for 4 weeks.
    That said : We live on and acre in Shadow Hills , California with our 8 horses and 3 dogs. The Lucky 7 as they were immediately dubbed are : Bettina, Henrietta, Wicked Wanda, Aunt Betty, Buzz, Rooster and Dizzy.
    We is : Deirdra and Tim. Nice to meet ya'll - this forum has already helped me immensely.
     
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Songster

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  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. It is a great site. [​IMG]
     
  4. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Songster

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    [​IMG] from N CA! I have to ask, 8 horses on one acre???? I have 7 on 5 and I think Im over....but 3 are for sale...[​IMG]
     
  5. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

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    who wants to know?
    [​IMG] from SW Indiana :3
     
  6. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

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    Welcome to the BYC! [​IMG]
    Thanks for joining a great info site!
    And a warm welcome from South Africa!
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Welcome, you've come to the right place.....
     
  8. Sounds like you are having fun with all your critters! [​IMG] from Cambria, CA. Where is Shadow Hills:idunno?
     
  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress 9 Years

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you both joined us! [​IMG] Enjoy those chickens! [​IMG]
     
  10. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Songster

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