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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickincrazy, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, my name is Dustie. I've been a member of BYC for quite a while, but I never introduced myself. I raise barred rock bantams and
    standard. I used to have 4 polish (buff laced), but I realized the breed was hard to keep and skittish. Barred rocks are by far my favorite. I've had chickens for about five years now, but please don't see me as inexperienced. I show every year and have come across many situations that beginner chickeners never experience. I've always got my nose in a chicken book, learning as much as I can. I've even saved a bird who was egg bound by massaging her in a warm bath of epsom salt and then drying her and placing her in a quiet, dark place. She is recovered, and now one of my pet chickens. Her name is Vanita. I love chickens, though not more than GOD, and I hope to have some for the rest of my earthly life. i hope you feel the same!

    DUSTIE
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Nice To Meet You!
     
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  3. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Nice to meet you too!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Dustie! Glad you decided to join our flock. I feel exactly the same as you. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. I'm glad you were able to save Vanita. God bless your flock.
     
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  5. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, and you too!
     
  6. 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.

    Like your avatar! So colorful!

    Glad you joined us!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the flock [​IMG] I love bantie breeds.
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock!
     
  9. 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!

    Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock!
     
  10. Aronia

    Aronia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nice to meet you
     

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