Hello from western Pa!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Paganbird, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
    Hi. My name is Cheyenne. My dad used to have chickens when I was younger & I always wanted them for myself. Just 3 years ago, I moved out (waaay out) to the country and decided to have my own little farm.
    I'm an RN, married, with 2 kids. We have a doberman: Nori, 2 cats: Shadow & Cassie, 2 horses: Ashe & Foxy, and currently 6 chickens: Blackie, Dovie, Goldie, Gypsy, Phoenix, and Burgundy (wheezie.)
    I found this site when I was looking for info on hatching eggs. We recently lost 10 chickens to a predator. The predator issue has been solved for now, but we lost our beautiful SLW roo, Betty. I tried to hatch some eggs that were his - only 1 live chick so far. I heard some peepin' from another egg this am, but nothing since.
    My neighbor up the road lost all his chickens, though, so I still consider myself lucky.
    In loving memory of Betty, Hauke, Roadrunner, Duchess, Red, Merlot, Goldhen, Pretty, Fesent, and Hedwig.
     
  2. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Near San Fran Ca
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    Sorry for your loss [​IMG]
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    from california
     
  3. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
    Thank you.
    People here have been so helpful and kind! It's nice to interact with others who understand that I love my chickens just as much as my other animals.
     
  4. Mama&thePeeps

    Mama&thePeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome and sorry about your predator trouble. Glad you've got that straightened out.
     
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
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  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Hi, so sorry for your predator losses- it's horrible, and I'm glad you've rectified the situation.

    [​IMG] from South Carolina!
     
  7. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and [​IMG] from NC
     
  8. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

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  9. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
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  10. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2008
    Eagan,MN
    [​IMG] from MN!
     

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