Hi from Southern Illinois!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by APDoxies, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. APDoxies

    APDoxies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone! I'm super excited to find this site. I can't wait to get reading & meeting everyone!
    My husband & I have 2 children & live on a good sized farm in the very southern tip if Illinois. I work as a teacher's aide & teach reading at our local elementary school. My husband drives a semi - hauling materials for cement. My children are 9 & soon to be 13.
    On our farm we have chickens, horses, dogs & cats - hoping to add goats, ducks, geese & rabbits in the next year or so, maybe some cows, too!
    While I work outside of the home, I am also a dog breeder & breed AKC miniature Dachshunds. We have dogs all over the US & even a few outside of the US (Brazil, Puerto Rico, & Canada). We breed mostly for showing, but often have wonderful pets available, as well. We have also just gotten started in showing a few of our chickens at our local district fair. We had a blast & came home with first, second & third place ribbons!
    We have 85 chickens at the moment.
    We have many different breeds & sizes. We really enjoy everyone of them!
    Thanks for allowing me to join!!!!!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  4. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from NY
     
  5. jbirds2012

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  6. Red Barn Farms

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  7. amy008

    amy008 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome!! its a great site!
     
  8. APDoxies

    APDoxies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the welcomes! I'm so excited to have so many other chicken lovers to talk with! Thanks again!
     
  9. Fierlin1182

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    Hi and :welcome

    Sounds like you've got lots of interesting things going on there. Nice to meet you!
    I hope you find any info you need here, and enjoy the site. :D
     
  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, APDoxies, and [​IMG]! So happy you joined our poultry community! Best of luck to you!
     

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