Hello from West Virginia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by UrbanBlueShamrock, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. UrbanBlueShamrock

    UrbanBlueShamrock Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I am brand new to poultry community!! My family just bought our first chicken flock in April and received our first duck flock two days ago!!! I have a never ending stream of questions and have done my best to research everything but thought it would be great to get some personal feedback.
    My husband and I bought an old mobile home on 1/4 acres in the town of Berkeley Springs in November. We call our farm the Urban Blue Shamrock the 1/4 acre experiment. We currently have a baby boy who just turned a year, a big lover dog named Marie, a tom cat Charlemagne and our poultry. The Chicken flock numbers 15 consists of Blue Wyndottes, Blue laced red wyndottes, OEL, EE, Blue Weaten Marans, and Americaunas. Thats what our sales receipt says I honestly have no idea other than a few of the more unique colors what is what. Lol and I cant even pretend I know what sex any of them are. We are going to be slimming down the flock at the end of summer which will be my first butchering experience. Im terrified. We also have 10 Ancona ducks which I am ecstatic over! They are quite possibly the most adorable things Ive ever seen.
    In the future we hope to get rabbits and bees.
    In the more distant future we hope to get a handful of acres and concentrate on endangered breed conservation. Until that point I have a lot to learn. I look forward to all that you fellow poultry enthusiasts can teach me!
    Blessed Be
     
  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    welcome! You have joined a good group. [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  4. Two Creeks Farm

    Two Creeks Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, you arent far from a few of us on here.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  8. UrbanBlueShamrock

    UrbanBlueShamrock Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone for the welcome and 4-H Chicken Mom what does DH stand for? Obviously a newbie but I've seen it one several different profiles?
     
  9. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  10. Melissa2173

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