Hello from the bread-basket moo-state

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wickedrabies, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. wickedrabies

    wickedrabies Just Hatched

    Jun 27, 2016
    I am a twenty eight year old city woman (Apparently Toms River, New Jersey is considered a city.) living in a small town just outside Colorado. I live with my life partner, who works on a dairy, and my four fur-sons and a dogter. I also have three indoor cats and one indoor henlet (named Delta) that all strut my home. Outside, I have three toms and one molly. And in my backyard, a small but growing flock consisting of the following;
    one drake mallard
    one buff duck
    one frizzle bantam
    one sultan rooster
    one sebright bantam
    one silkie bantam
    one easter egger
    two buff cochins
    four amberlinks
    two polish
    and two delaware.
    I like variety. It is a problem. >_>; I'm continually adding to my flock at every chance, much to my partners dismay. But it's alright. He enjoys the eggs and he enjoys seeing me at peace. I've referenced and browsed this site on many occasions to find help with my growing flock. And I'm sure my partner would appreciate all the help, too.
    (fyi, my handle is an old middle school name that has so far stuck for years. I promise I'm nice.)
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Have you checked out the Learning Center? It is a great place to start a chicken education. Once your chicks are 6 weeks old - you may like to post individual photos of them at "what breed or gender is this." to discover hims/hers.
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  3. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey, welcome to BYC, hope to see you around :)
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! You have a lovely collection of breeds and birds!
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2016
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    wickedrabies Just Hatched

    Jun 27, 2016
    [​IMG][​IMG] some of my flock. My sebright is amazingly photogenic. And fairly curious of my phone.
  7. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

    Mar 20, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! Sounds like such a fun flock and the pictures are so cute! I love the sebright's lacing! This is a great resource and there are so many helpful people here. If you ever have any questions, feel free to ask! I'm sure anyone would be glad to help in any way. Good luck and thanks for joining us here at BYC!

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