Hello! Let's see if I can properly introduce myself. ;)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AtariSass, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. AtariSass

    AtariSass New Egg

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    First of all, I am not new to chickens. I've been around them my whole life pretty much. I AM new to BYC though and happy to be a member! [​IMG]

    We live on a farm in Missouri. My husband, myself and our three kiddos. That's minus all the animals though, lol! We have, I think 20 chickens right now. The two main breeds being Barred Rocks and Silver Laced Wyandottes. Not sure that's spelled correctly.... In addition to those we have some Rouen ducks, royal palm turkeys and soon some blue slates. I'm also looking into expanding my chicken breeds because, as I'm sure you all know, you can't have too many chickens.... Am I right?? I have a homemade incubator set up and running right now testing out my first batch. We were really successful with it last year but this year isn't looking so well. I'm not sure what's up but about half our eggs turned out to be quitters on us. Crossing our fingers on the other half! Maybe this crazy weather though,who knows? But any that hatch is a success! [​IMG]

    So, I'm going to head on over and check out some of these threads on here! I'm nosey like that, lol! Thanks for such an awesome site! [​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Good luck with your hatch and all your poultry adventures!
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Very cool and welcome from right here in MO.
    What part are you in?
     
  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

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    from Washington state glad you can join us!
     
  5. AtariSass

    AtariSass New Egg

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    Thank you all so much!

    Chickencanoe, I'm in the southeast area around Farmington. I see yours says your in St Louis! I know where that is! [​IMG]
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have your family joining the BYC flock [​IMG]





    Wish you well in your chicken endeavors [​IMG]
     
  8. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    When I was growing up, my family had a farm in the middle of the triangle of Fredericktown, Farmington and Ironton near Roselle. I have 2 sisters outside Bonne Terre.
    I don't know how long you've lived there but when I was a kid, Fredericktown and Farmington were the same size. Wowza, did Farmington grow since then.
     
  9. AtariSass

    AtariSass New Egg

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    Thank you all again! You're so great and welcoming! [​IMG]

    I've been here my whole life. I remember when Farmington was mostly fields and where the walmart supercenter currently sits, you'd see big round bales of hay waiting to be picked up. Now it's just shops and even a new access to the highway there, whoa!!! So I know what you mean.... Farmington is so huge now it boggles my mind! [​IMG]
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Well now, that was a proper introduction - welcome to BYC.
     

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