Hello from southern Illinois!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SimpleHarmony, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. SimpleHarmony

    SimpleHarmony Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi BYCers! I have a mini farm in southern Illinois. We are about 25 minutes from St. Louis, Mo. We started with Lionhead rabbits and my son and I enjoyed showing them when we lived in town. We have been out in the country now for a little over a year and I love it! I can't believe I didn't do this sooner. We currently have Lionhead, Holland Lop & English Angora rabbits, alpacas, my blue & gold macaw Crackers, chickens and my wonderful guardian dogs who, along with a 5' fence, keep the coyotes away. I love watching my chickens free range, they keep fleas and ticks out of the pasture, and of course, the eggs. We started with Sussex which are the friendliest chickens I have found and we are building new coops because I have added more breeds.... I could not have imagined how much I would love having chickens, but I really do. I am hooked!!!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, SimpleHarmony, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here. Sounds like you have a little slice of paradise carved out for yourself - sounds very nice. Best of luck to you and your critters!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  8. SimpleHarmony

    SimpleHarmony Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcomes!
     

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