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Hellow from the Emerald Isle

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Arlowbird, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. Arlowbird

    Arlowbird Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi - just got our six ex battery hens from the 7.500 that were saved from the slaughterhouse here in Ireland. They are joining our family of two horses, two dogs and four cats all of which were rescues. I am amazed at how quickly they have adjusted to the wide open world and am now wondering why on earth we didn't get any before..... they are an absolute joy.....
     
  2. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello & welcome! [​IMG] Thank you for rescuing, they make wonderful additions I'm told. I'm sure they will be laying wonderful eggs for you in short order...
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad you have joined us.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Not sure if Ireland has its own country thread, but just try typing it in the search box and see if you have any joy - its good to link up with local BYC members.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. Arlowbird

    Arlowbird Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your kind welcome messages. I am sure I will gain a lot from this forum.....
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Overrun With Chickens

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




    Saving a chicken you are a good hearted person [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Thanks for rescuing the chickens, it sounds like they have found a good home.

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  8. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    How very nice of you to take them in? I'm sure they will repay your kindess in many ways.
     

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