Hello, I´m new to this site.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Timbeemex, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. Timbeemex

    Timbeemex Hatching

    Jan 3, 2011
    We have been buying baby chickens here for about 4 years and raising them. Almost all of them are called double breasted chickens, That is the translated name from Spanish to English. I really don´t know what the real name is in English. Mostly we buy them and when they are about 5 weeks old, we give them to the poorer people that live near us. It´s a lot of fun.

    At this current time we have 2 egg laying hens, I don´t know what kind they are, but they are kinda brown and gold colored. Real fat. I like em.

    I found this site because, I don´t remember how, but I visited www.loudenfarms.com and liked what I saw and sent an email and Jen Louden sent me back an email. So I went back to their site and saw this link and decided to join in hopes that I would be able to communicate with Jen or her husband.

    Although I am investigating how to make stained glass windows right now, the only other hobby I have at this time is cooking. I was a cook in the U.S. Air Force and have loved to cook ever since. I am not always able to do it, but I try to cook a big meal twice a week and let the people eat here for free. It is a LOT of fun.

    I am origionaly from Maine and have 2 daughters and 2 sons that still live there along with 4 grand daughters and one grand son. My current wife, from Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico and I live here in Northern, Mexico in the state of Tamualipas in our house alone. We have a small 4 bedroom home with about 30 acres in a small Mexican type ranch. We have Guinea hens, parakeets, a bob cat, a horse, a couple dogs, who knows how many cats (lol), 3 HONERY geese ( even I´m scared of em), a few goats, a few cows and that´s about it. I don´t work because I am 100% disabled from the U.S. A.F. and have been for about 18 years now.

    I want to start raising pheasants and hatching eggs, which is how I found www.loudenfarms.com through google in the first place.

    I guess that is about it.
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Hello and welcome! Glad to meet you! I'm Sharon, and I have an 8x12 chicken barn, plus a small 6x6 A-Frame coop, both out back. We live on six wooded acres. I guess I'm a backyard chicken hobbyist. I've also got two dogs, a husband and four kids. My other hobby is that I love to crochet. I make doilies and afghans (blankets).

    My chickens are primarily for eggs. I don't get a huge amount to sell, but I do sell a few dozen each week, and give some away to family.

    Oh, I have one granddaughter, Lucy, who is 9 mos old. That's about it! Enjoy the site. I really love it.
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A warm welcome from an imp in Washington

    Sounds like you raise chickens for a worthy cause.

    Imp- Pictures of your ranch and animals please
  4. Timbeemex

    Timbeemex Hatching

    Jan 3, 2011
    Imp, give me acouple of days to figure it out, if I can, and I will be happy to upload more pictures, I just now figured out how to upload 1 picture of my ducks. that are like the local gang that wanders around the house and quack like the dickens if something is wrong. LOL
  5. Timbeemex

    Timbeemex Hatching

    Jan 3, 2011
    Chicmom, you are correct, I forgot to say where I raise my chickens and other birds. To be honest, I miss-appropiated a lot of railroad ties, and dub them in. From that, I bought a few 3 x 3´s from Home Depot, and screwed them in so that I could put very small chicken coop wire and a tin roof to make a coop. My coope is about 60 feet long by 8 feet wide. Has almost no laying area because it is so hot down here that I was scared the chickens would die from the heat. It´s just a small thing and I know, If I want to start pheasants I gonna have to build something bigger. but, I am able and willing. for sure.
  6. Wild Trapper

    Wild Trapper Songster

    Jan 1, 2011
    [​IMG] from Ohio
  7. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    [​IMG] from New York State!
  8. S&N Livestock

    S&N Livestock Songster

    Mar 17, 2009
    southern ohio
    [​IMG] from Ohio
  9. KensingtonHens

    KensingtonHens Songster

    Nov 30, 2010
    Welcome!! You've found a wonderful place to talk chicken...or duck...or... [​IMG]
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. I think you will like it here. [​IMG]

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