Hi from Ireland!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fdavey, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. fdavey

    fdavey New Egg

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    Hello everyone! I live in the West of Ireland and am obsessed with bantams. My current favourites (shh don't tell the others) are a gorgeous pair of Japanese bantams

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    (you can tell the rooster's my favourite, right? I should take a picture of the hen too though, she's very sweet.)
    I also have a pair of Astralorps, a pair of white and a pair of quail D'anvers (bearded belgians), a pair of Gold Pencilled Hamburgs, a millefleur Pekin (who won fourth place in The All-Ireland Female Bantam Championship!) and four Pekin chicks (not hers). I'm hoping to breed this year with my bantam pairs, and maybe buy more :)
    Any other Irish chicken people out there?
     
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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, fdavey, and [​IMG]! So happy you joined us. Very handsome rooster you have there!! There are lots of BYCers from Ireland...don't know if they have their own thread or not. Type in the Ireland in the search bar above - lots of folks pop up. Good luck to you!
     
  3. fdavey

    fdavey New Egg

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    Thank you! :)
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with showing and breeding your birds.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Great to see another Irish member! I'm not Irish myself, I've only moved here recently, but I love the country. We spent some time in Sligo just after we arrived. It's beautiful up there! We considered living there, but we ended up in West Cork, which is also lovely.
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. Dnetschke

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