Hi from Amery, WI

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mabress, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. mabress

    mabress Hatching

    Jun 7, 2010
    I am new here, although I have been reading posts for a couple years now! Just joined...

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    I got my first chickens back in 1990, when we bought our first house... It was Easter time, and guess what we got the kids?

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    Right now I have 30 chickens, 20 laying hens of various breeds, and the 4 roos that run with them, and I just acquired 6 pullets from a friend who is getting out of farming/showing.

    I have Black Australorps, Turkens, Dark Cornish, Silver Spangled Hamburgs, a Buff Orpington, Two white hens breeds unknown, Red Stars, a Light Brahma, Silver Laced Wyandottes and who knows what most of the roosters are! None of these are allowed to raise chicks... I have 10 Lavender Orpington eggs in shipping right now, and I can't wait to begin my Lavender Project-with my daughter as a partner!

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

    Searches on questions that I have had on my chickens

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    Gardening, Animals in general... I have dogs, cats, geese, ducks, rabbits, and fish, in addition to the chickens

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I am a network administrator in town, about five miles from my home on 26 acres. My kids are all grown, and my daughter and I share a love for animals, and she lives on the edge of town, so she cannot keep roosters...(that's where I got my unknown roos from.) So the Lavender Orp project will be housed on my land.
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
  4. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Songster

    Apr 28, 2010
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from N. Calif! Love how you and your daughter have a project together! (mine is 15,,,eek!)
  5. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Songster

    Apr 28, 2010
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from N California! heed the warning, this forum IS addicting! glad to have you here!
  6. dolly85

    dolly85 Songster

    Jun 1, 2010
    Hi! I've been lurking around here a while too, finally decided to join! [​IMG] I live near Rice Lake, and have about 25 chickens. 5 Buff Orpingtons, 6 EE, 3 silkies, and some various other bantams. We're only about 45 minutes away, nice to see someone close!!!
  7. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    [​IMG] from SW Indiana :3
  8. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Welcome to the BYC! [​IMG]
    Thanks for joining a great info site!
    And a warm welcome from South Africa!
  9. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Songster

    May 24, 2010
    Ohio - Chickens 3yrs
    [​IMG] from Ohio! [​IMG] Glad you joined! [​IMG]
  10. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]

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