hello !!, new start today

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tester235, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. tester235

    tester235 New Egg

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    Hi, I am don Tester, new to backyard chickens,,have raised chickens most of my life being farm raised myself so,,,have retired now after many years of farm work then construction, home building , loved it, am now taking on the project of raising black Minorca's,,nice breed, beautiful birds,,young stag cockral, five young pullets just starting to get eggs daily now,turn them out frequently to forage on my 1 & 1/3 acre back yard and amazingly they get along quite well with my three pit bulls,two females & one male, all rescue dogs and they are quite loving, protective but once you come into the home or yard they welcome you with wet licks and as long as you scratch their backs you have friends for life,,, they all roam the yard together actually, no-one pays any attention to the other so,,,,,,,,,,,,, they all know they belong so all are family.
    Well, Hello to everyone andf hope all have the best of luc[​IMG]

    k with your poultry,,will be selling eggs later on this summer once the pullets start a steady laying regime.[​IMG]
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  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Wow, gorgeous rooster!! Sounds like you have a very nice flock. I am glad the dogs all get along with the flock as most dogs see chickens as dinner!

    Pull up a roost bar here and make yourself at home. Ask any questions you may have and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!

    Lovley flock!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    That is one lovely rooster!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join our flock. You certainly have some beautiful Black Minorcas. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    Your Minorcas are beautiful! Good luck with your flock.
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]and welcome to Backyard chickens, I bet your dogs keep a lot of predators from coming near your chickens.
     

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