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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pignjig72, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. pignjig72

    pignjig72 New Egg

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    My name is Jerry and I'm from Piney Flats, TN. I have a small flock of 3 Cuckoo Marans, 3 Light Brahmas (these 6 are 5 months old, 1 what I believe is a 1 yr old Blue Cochin Hen, and 1 Barred Rock Rooster. The latter 2 I just recently received from my mother in law. One of my Marans have just started to lay, 2 small eggs in the past week. I've had the Cochin for 3 days now and have 2 eggs from her. I'm 43 yrs old and just recently got back into raising chickens, I raised 4-h chickens when I was younger. People thinks I'm crazy when I talk about my girls, but that's ok. Nice to be here and thanks for having me.
     
  2. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello Jerry.

    Piney Flats...? Over by Bristol, isn't it? Nascar race
    and all that,

    At 43, you're probably past the 4-H stage of chickens.
    But they're still fun. You'll get right back to it.

    Thanks for joining, and come over over to the forums.
    You'll find a lot of information there when you need a
    question answered and well, you'll just find a lot of friends
    ready to welcome you.

    Spook
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Jerry

    Glad you could join the flock! That's a lovely flock you have there! Congrats on the eggs :clap It's always nice to find those little treasures in the nest box. Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Jerry. Glad you decided to join our flock. 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.
     
  5. shober

    shober Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Jerry and welcome! Sounds like you have a very lovely little flock! [​IMG]
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Jerry and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Don't worry about talking to your chickens - its very normal here at BYC so please make yourself at home with us here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Jerry, hope you enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do. [​IMG]
     
  8. Bluechick2u

    Bluechick2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Jerry, you're not alone in talking to and about your hens. I have "friends" that I suspect come over just to go feed treats to my girls. And my petsitter goes grocery shopping just for them, getting them nice greens or juicy worms or dried fruit.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. doc637

    doc637 Out Of The Brooder

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