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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rainwing, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. Rainwing

    Rainwing New Egg

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    So to introduce myself, I'm pretty much your typical crazy chicken person. Now that I have new baby chicks and ducklings I find that I am immersed in the world of poultry again lol. I have an Instagram account dedicated to pictures of my chickens too.

    I have 5 black sexlinks, 4 red sexlinks, 1 white leghorn, 1 rhode island red, 1 production red? (she's a mutt chicken, looks completely different from my red sexlinks ), and 1 khaki campbell. I got 6 new khaki campbell ducklings and 6 new buff orpingtons from Tractor Supply, and right now the ducklings are just over a week old and the chicks are about 5 days old.

    That makes 12 chickens and 1 duck, then 6 ducklings and 6 chicks. I only have 1 duck because the other one passed away this winter. She's doing fine but I think that she'll be so much happier with other ducks to swim with in the spring.

    That pretty much sums it up though! I also take a lot of pictures of my chickens and do "photoshoots" even though it's just two pieces of paper, a chick and it's taken with a phone camera!
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    Here's the one that I used in my avatar. I might upload the others later when I have time.
     
  2. Nyla

    Nyla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you joined us! There is so much things you can learn and such a friendly zone!
    Once more Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    It's always fun to see photos so feel free to share.

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Rainwing, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Sounds like a nice mixed flock you have there! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
     
  5. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Aww....what a cutie pie. Aren't they just adorable as babies? I wish I had the photography knack to take good pictures. And as fast as my birds move, I never can get that perfect picture!

    Make yourself at home here and ask any questions you may have.

    Welcome to our roost! :)
     
  6. Rainwing

    Rainwing New Egg

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    Thanks for the welcome everyone! I agree that it's hard to take pictures of chickens, I have like 60 pictures of just blurs for each good photo I take lol.
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I am so glad you decided to join us today, and I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Rainwing [​IMG] Welcome!

    I often wonder what chicken keepers/photographers did before digital cameras? Drop in a roll of film for processing and pic up 12-24 pictures of fuzzy butts, departing chickens, half a chicken and headless chickens! [​IMG]

    I know I take many, many pictures for that one good shot.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]We love pictures, the more the merrier.
     

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