Hello from Yorkshire, England!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by YorkshireRose, May 30, 2017.

  1. YorkshireRose

    YorkshireRose Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!

    I've been lurking for a while now so thought it was about time I joined!

    I've owned chickens off and on all my life, and now have a have a small free-range flock in my garden including Marans and Cream Crested Legbar crosses - I love the pretty chocolate and pastel blue coloured eggs in the kitchen!

    I have a broody Marans at the moment with some Swedish Flower Hen eggs under her, so I'm hoping to increase the flock soon too and hoping the enthusiasts of SFH here will help as I learn about the breed.

    Apart from my hens I also have Maine coon cats, Salukis and a Greyhound. With my husband I'm in the process of renovating an 18th Century stone farmhouse and it's garden, just to keep me busy ;)
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  3. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC !! Glad to meet you !
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Glad you got to meet Yorkshire Coop. I think Salukis are such neat dogs. I recall one a few years back at Westminster KC show - absolutely gorgeous. Many years ago used to breed & show Cockers. Many, many dog folks on BYC, breeders, trainers, handlers, search & rescue teams etc.
     
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC, from another Tyke - great that you have joined us. Please make yourself at home here with us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
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  6. YorkshireRose

    YorkshireRose Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the lovely welcome, I had no idea there were so many Yorkshire folk here never mind Brits! :)
     
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    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    We're like bad pennies - turn up everywhere :lol:
     
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  8. Yorkshire Coop

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  9. MageofMist

    MageofMist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings! A fellow Brit here!
    I have a small but growing flock of silkie chickens and a vastly multiplying Chinese painted quail horde. I would say flock, but due to their monogamous natures unlike other quail, it is best I keep them in pairs if possible in their own enclosures. :p

    Thinking on building an aviary to put all the paired couples in outside, as they are less likely to fight compared to unpaired quail and will have more space. I know they can cope with the cold as a hen I brought was previously kept outside in a rabbit hutch and run with no issues.
     

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