Hi from New Zealand

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mrsmoore, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. mrsmoore

    mrsmoore Out Of The Brooder

    We have adopted two red shaver hens who have to find a new home after friend's house badly damaged in the earthquakes we had in our city Christchurch in February last year. Looking forward to learn how to care for these girls
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    [​IMG] from California, the Learning Center should help you out, good luck.
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] X2 on the Learning Center. Sorry to hear about your friends' house.
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello, mrsmoore,a nd [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! I wish you all the best!! [​IMG]
  8. M-I Chicken

    M-I Chicken Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 31, 2012
    Monmouth, Oregon
    Haere Mai MrsMoore, I'm sending you greetings from Oregon. I lived in the beautiful city of Christchurch in the early 80's and loved it. I read the NZ Herald daily and always hope the best for chch. It was so nice of you to offer to take care of "the girls". Best of luck.
  9. mrsmoore

    mrsmoore Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you to everyones warm welcomes! We are loving having hens and look forward to learning all about them and doing "chook talk".
    To M-I Chicken - Was lovely to see the Maori greeting all the way from your neck of the woods! I'm glad you loved living in Christchurch - earthquakes and zillions of aftershocks later, it is still a great city to live, and as we live near the sea, wouldn't trade it (even though there is a fault like out to sea from us!). We have a 800m back yard for the girls to free range in, along with our wee dog and cat, for all the animals (under supervision!) to share, with a 10 minute walk to the beach. They have a saying here in Christchurch after the EQs - Kia Kaha, which means stand strong. And that's what we are all doing :)
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2012
  10. M-I Chicken

    M-I Chicken Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 31, 2012
    Monmouth, Oregon
    MrsMoore. Your land sounds great for the chocks, and wee dog and cat : )

    My cousin lost his place there during the big one this year. I had a shop a million years ago on Colombo Street. The OLD shop was torn down some years ago, but the devastation in that area was heartbreaking. I lived in Riccarton... Ok, I have to stop, I miss chch every day. So glad to know that you live there and near the beach. You are now in my thoughts. Kia Kaha

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