Hello from southern Illinois.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by miraclemac, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. miraclemac

    miraclemac Hatching

    Mar 11, 2015
    Southern Ilinois
    Hi gang. Just popping in to say hello. I am a new member of the group, but I have been using this site for the past year. I am just now starting a second flock, as we had dog and neighbor issues last year. I have a little of everything: wyandottes, jersey Giants, reds, leghorns, isas, astrolorps, and black sex links. We just placed them all outside along with our roo, Buddy. We don't know what he is simple he is a mix.

    Other than my feathered kids, I have two boys, a husband, two dogs, and four cats. I want a small farm, but as we live in town limits we are starting with something I know we can.
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our "flock".

    Sounds like you have a nice flock now! I'm sorry to hear about the previous dog and neighbor issues.[​IMG]
  3. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family.
  4. miraclemac

    miraclemac Hatching

    Mar 11, 2015
    Southern Ilinois
    Thanks for the welcome guys.

    Right now we have the one roo and about 22 pullets. We had one Jersey Giant from last years flock, but since she was the only one left I took her to my parents to socialize with their flock. She is very tame, eats out of your hand, and loves to be held. I can't take her back. She is happy and my parents are attached. Heck, my mom even renamed her Gracie, as she hated the name Peckerhead. She was named because she would peck at me to pick her up when she was little. I hope to learn all I can from the wealth of knowledge you all have.
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Sorry about those issues!
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hope your dog and neighbor issues are in the past, they sure can mess up someone's plans. Glad you joined the BYC flock.

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