Hello from SE Ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CarlaH0318, Apr 6, 2018.

  1. CarlaH0318

    CarlaH0318 In the Brooder

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    Hello, my name is Carla. I live in a rural village in Racine, Ohio. I live approximately 50' from the big Ohio River. Yes, I have been flooded out several times. I survived my first winter with my first flock. I have already survived a flood with my flock that I have had to relocate twice, the second relocation I just let them range. There was water all around my house but I had places for them to roost under my house (in my garage). They did well with my 2 goats and beagle, Junior.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    I think I just answered this. I purchased a mixture of Aracuanas and Americauanas. Yes, I know I can't spell, lol. I did get them from TSC and Rural King. I, also, bought splash wyandottes from a local breeder.

    My new flock was just purchased this past February from Meyer Hatchery in Ohio. That was my first experience with mail-ordered chicks. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    I have 13 chickens in my older flock. My new "biddie" flock has 17 in the flock.

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    I have Aracuanas, Americaunas, splash Wyandottes; old flock. The new flock contains Buckeyes, Speckled Sussex, Westmoreland, and Olive Easter Eggers.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

    A chicken magazine and google search

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Right now, I am finishing my MBA so my hobbies are non-existence at the moment. I like to read historical fiction, cross-stitching, playing the piano. I have a great friend who is teaching to quilt.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I am a medical coder that I work from home. I live with my disabled mother and disabled daughter. Among us, we have several cats, 6 dogs, 2 goats, 2 guinea pigs. My divorce was recently finaled, YEAH, I get to my house and property. I recently renovated my building so that my goats and older chickens could co-habit. So far, it is working out.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. :hugsHope things go smoothly for you from this point on.
     
  3. 4 ever Orpington

    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington

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    :thumbsup :welcome
     
  4. 007Sean

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    Howdy Carla :welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  5. Angeline1978

    Angeline1978 Songster

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    Welcome to the nut house!
     
  6. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to our community. Please make yourself at home here with us.
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from down under Carla :frow Welcome!
     
  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  9. GracieJ

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    Welcome to BYC! :) You'll have lots of fun here and gain plenty of knowledge!
     
  10. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Addict

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    Hi Carla and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
     

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