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Hello from Wisconsin

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Blue Smoke, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. Blue Smoke

    Blue Smoke Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been a lurker on and off for a while and just decided to join. I have chicks coming the end of the month, 5 Blue Laced Red Wyandottes from a breeder locally and then ordered 15 more chicks to arrive mid April. I have had chickens in the past, as many as 40 egg layers at one time so have a fair knowledge of chicken husbandry, but between moving out of my parents, getting married, buying our own home, and having kids (I am lucky enough to be a stay at home mom to a beautiful 2 year old daughter and 5 month old son) I took a break from having them for obvious reasons.

    I am here to continue learning and ask questions when needed. I am hoping to keep roughly 15-20 laying hens around to keep my family supplied with fresh healthy eggs, fed organic as much as possible, and free ranged under supervision.

    I also have had horses and dogs all my life, 2 horses and 7 dogs. My kids are learning to love animals and I love it!

    We are patiently waiting for the snow to melt and get outside as much as possible!
    Looking forward to participating here more often [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2014
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] you probably have had a winter similar to ours (suburban Chicago) you have to have the patience of a saint to get thru this one. Slowly spring is trying to crack thru the ice.
     
  4. RebelChief

    RebelChief New Egg

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    Aloha from Oahu. I'll send you some of our sunshine.
     
  5. Blue Smoke

    Blue Smoke Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes please!

    Winter has been long, cold, and we have insane amounts of snow. I will be happy when it's over.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck in all your poultry adventures and welcome to BYC!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and back to poultry raising.
     
  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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