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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Reel Farm, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. Reel Farm

    Reel Farm In the Brooder

    Oct 13, 2015
    Fairbanks Alaska
    My husband is active military for 25 years we are retiring soon. We love the outdoors and love Alaska so we asked to be here for our last 3 years in the military so we could get a jump on our farm before he gets out. Grandparents owned a chicken farm when i was growing up never gave it thought of owning chickens but after buying our dream house i couldn't see not having chickens. We also have horses, goats and couple dogs. Im so hooked on my chickens wow never thought it. So is hubby lol. I have 5 RIR hens, 1 BO hen and 1 Rir/am rooster .
    Any time im needing answers this is my first stop great peeps here!
    Adding to my flock will post in other chats.

  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congrats on your dream home and getting started with chickens :clap
    That's some lovely breeds you have there. Chickens really are a fantastic hobby. Lots of fun and very rewarding too. I have a horse too. An ex racer called Harry, what do you a have? I would also love some goats but don't have the room right now but they are on my wish list for the future!

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your retirement and the future.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    It's nice to have you here!
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. My family and I have visited Alaska on a number of occasions and love it there. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens and a BIG THANK YOU to your husband for his years in service.
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.

  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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

    Oh do I remember that part getting ready for civilian life and setting up the farm [​IMG]

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