Hello from Wisconsin!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fancyfields, May 9, 2016.

  1. fancyfields

    fancyfields New Egg

    May 9, 2016
    Viroqua, WI
    Hi everyone,
    my names Olivia and well, I'm new! lol
    im not very good at starting off these kinda things so i'll just give you a few answers :)

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Kinda! I had a pet chicken when i was younger and farm sat for a lot of people who had chickens, i know basic care and first aid, not so good with breeds lol

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    Only 6! Im in the process of building my coop and run and trying pretty hard to hold back on buying chickens!

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Im not 100% thats partly why i joined! I hope someone can let me know what my beautiful girls are

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    A mix of google, Facebook, and pinterest

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I show both rabbits and horses! My lion heads i show, breed, and do hoping/agility with. Then my angoras for fiber. As far as my horses go, i have 12 lol and do pretty much everything (i really love cross training) but my main focus has been barrel racing and dressage

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    My fiancé and I live in SW WI on our 20 acre farm. We have 4 chihuahua's that are pretty much our children (and they run the farm), and a fair share of kitties! I got a bad head injury last may (2015) so i currently can't work a "normal" job so i nanny and take care of the farm and critters!

    So theres not much left about me! Like i said ^^^ Im currently building my coop, so I'm super excited about that and I'm sure i'll end up sharing pictures! Thanks for reading! Cant wait to chat with you all!
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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

    Glad you could join us here! It sounds like your farm is keeping you busy!! Nice intro, I've really enjoyed reading a little more about you. You could post some pics in the what breed gender section f the girls you are unsure about. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this I'm sure members there will be able to help you.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens, so glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Olivia and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. It seems like you lead quite a busy life on your farm! Six chickens and 20 acres - mmm... i wonder how long until its more like 60! [​IMG]

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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