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Hello from Spokane, WA!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bramblewood, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. bramblewood

    bramblewood Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 11, 2015
    Hi! I have had chickens for only two years now, and have learned a ton as a new chicken mom :) I currently have a variety of breeds, mostly from good local breeders and a few I've hatched here at home. I currently have 14 adult hens, 2 juvenile pullets, 8 new chicks, and 2 lovely roosters! As for breeds...it's a bit of a list :)

    Lavender, black, and white Ameraucanas, Welsummers, Spangled Russian Orloff, Polish, Rhode Island Red, Silver-Laced Wyandotte, French Black Copper Marans, and new to the mix are several Swedish Flower Hens, Icelandics, and Salmon Faverolles! Almost ready to hatch some of my first Olive Eggers :)

    I've used BYC.com as a learning reference forever, simply found a lot of answers on there by googling questions!

    As my husband and I don't have kids yet, we have a bit of a menagerie of furry children :) 2 cats, 2 great danes, 6 nubian goats, one Friesian cross filly, and of course the chickens! We try to live a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. We are vegetarian, and mainly only consume our own dairy products and eggs. We grow as much food as we can in our garden, regardless of the short growing season :)

    I'm excited to talk to some fellow chicken-addicts!
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Wow sounds like you must be very busy there with all your furry children!! I too have many of the same animals as you barring the goats which I would love but just don't have the space or I definatly would. I have mainly polish chickens and just love the breed I see you have them on your flock list :love

    Be sure to ask any questions you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.
    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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

    It sounds like you have a nice mix of chicken breeds, and animals! I don't keep goats or horses myself, but have had a chance to work with Nubian goats before and have quite enjoyed them.[​IMG]

    Good luck with all your animals!
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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

    Sounds like you have a nice mix of animals!
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    It sounds like you have a lovely flock and other animals! Good luck with all of them.
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do,
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. I've been through Spokane on several occasions and really like the area. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.

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