Hello!! New here.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Jamie_Dog_Trainer, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State
    [​IMG] Hi everyone, I guess this is where I post my introduction.

    My name is Jamie, I live in Western Washington State. I have always loved birds, domestic and otherwise. Truly I am an animal nut. As my screen name says I'm a Dog Trainer and own my own training business.

    I'm married and have a five month old daughter, our first child. Two years ago we bought a home with about 2.75 acres in order to grow my training business. I'm now on track to having an organic garden (first planting will be next year, I'm still in the planning stages). I finally talked my husband into letting us raise some chickens for eggs, but just recently we decided to raise for meat as well. We also want to raise some turkeys and possibly some ducks for the huge slug issue we have here..I digress.

    I've lived on a farm in the past, we had chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and peafowl. That was a long time ago though. A few years ago we got two turkeys as pets, both turned out to be Toms. I fell in love with them as pets, my oldest one died last year (due to a neighbors dog :mad:)

    I'm here to learn more about poultry, raising, keeping, husbandry, ect. Glad I found this place and am excited to participate.

  2. RooManRed

    RooManRed Songster

    Jun 7, 2008
    Albany Ga.
    [​IMG] You will love this place!!!
  3. Chicken_whisperer

    Chicken_whisperer In the Brooder

    Jun 14, 2008
    [​IMG]: This is definately a great source to learn more about poultry! By the way, BYC has a sister site called "The Easy Garden " that may be of some help for your new garden as well! ^_^
  4. 2manyhats

    2manyhats Songster

    May 18, 2008
    Central NY
    Welcome! You are so in the right place. Great people who know so much about raising chickens, turkeys, ducks and all kinds of farm animals. Enjoy the ride.
  5. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
  6. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State
    Thank you all for the warm welcome. I will surely check out the gardening board! Anything with 'easy' in the title I'm all for, LOL [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2008
  7. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

  8. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    [​IMG] Hi and welcome to this most addictive site! I joined a few weeks ago and cant leave it alone. This is by far the most chicken friendly warm and welcoming site I have found and I love it and the people are fab! Enjoy enjoy enjoy.
  9. lauralou

    lauralou Songster

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    Hi and Welcome to BYC! I know you'll love it here, lots of nice people and great information, as well as a few laughs every day.
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    [​IMG] welcome [​IMG]

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