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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pegetha, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. pegetha

    pegetha In the Brooder

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    Hi, I have been watching this site and gotten a lot of help from it's forums for the last few years as I started my flock. My daughter begged for chickens and I wanted nothing to do with them. I am afraid of birds, eyesight issues. As a child I was attacked in the face by a rooster. We got our flock started and now I am pretty much the sole caretaker LOL. We have 14 hens currently, a mix of breeds with a pair of Brahmas being the oldest and last remaining of my original flock. We have Arecaunas, several colors of Wyandottes, a Comet and black and red Sex Links. We have lost some to unknown issues and only 1 to a hawk. They are amazing and so funny. I enjoy them and having known nothing, you all have been most helpful with all the info that gets posted. Thank you

    Peg
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Hello, Peg, welcome to BYC. Your childhood experience is why I suggest that folks with small children should NOT have roosters in their flocks. It just is not worth the risk.
     
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  3. pegetha

    pegetha In the Brooder

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    I agree, it actually was the neighbors.
     
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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Did you candle today?

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  5. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Hello pegetha.
    Welcome to BYC.
    I've got to ask and I know it's rude, but is that your real name?
    I also want to know how you've overcome your fear of flapping wings etc?
     
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  6. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens I also am near blind but have a walking stick I use always here when I am outside including cleaning my coops of which I have 3 with 2 cockerel in my main coop
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Great to meet you Peg, thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens
     
  8. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello, Peg, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
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  9. Melky

    Melky Free Ranging

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  10. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Howdy Peg! :frow Welcome to our FUNomenal community! Best wishes and have lots of fun! :ya
     
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