Hi from Tennessee

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mertknits, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. mertknits

    mertknits New Egg

    Oct 2, 2011
    Finally decided to get my own login. Hubby has always had chickens off and on throughout life and asked last year if I minded him building a coop and hatching some eggs? Told him to go ahead, as long as I didn't have to take care of them! Twenty plus chickens later, he developed a pinched sciatic nerve and guess what? I had to eat my words! HOWEVER, I've overcome a dislike of chickens after my Grandmother's Rooster would chase me around the yard when I was little and have decided I actually like them and didn't mind taking care of them. In fact, I now accompany my husband each evening to take care of "our" chickens to make sure he is doing it right - ha ha! So, here I am in East TN helping take care of chickens, running my Yarn Shop w/2 partners as well as part owner of our family owned Pawn Shop/Gun Shop - life is NEVER dull!
  2. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2011
    Southeastern Ohio
    Welcome [​IMG]. Glad you are here [​IMG]
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
  4. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Middle TN
  5. ladyride

    ladyride Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2011
    East Tn
    [​IMG] [​IMG] East Tn
  6. redbudchix

    redbudchix Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 25, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    Hi! Welcome aboard! From east Tennessee.[​IMG]
  7. Kaeta44

    Kaeta44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC. Funny how chickens grow on you. Learned to love ours and can't imagine not having them around now.
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  10. dsquawker

    dsquawker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Bluegrass State
    Welcome! You sound like a very busy and creative person. I knit and crochet too, but that's a whole other web site and forum, right? So as for chickens, I'm so glad that you have made a turn for the better. My hubby as well owned a homestead in Alaska for years and had chickens, ducks, geese, bunnies. You name it - he had it. Now we're in CO and loving the fresh mtn. air and space for our flock of nine. Twenty! Wow. Someday I hope to have that many. It seems like the perfect amount of chickens to own and care for. I love taking care of my chickens. Its like an obsession. I hold each and every one of mine everyday so that they get use to being handled and come to me as they become attached sort of speak. Anyway, welcome again and it'll be great to get to know you and your flock. I hope your hubby's sciatica gets better so that he can enjoy his chicken hobby more. Also, TN is a lot different than CO and AK, but we use to live in NC and owned chickens when we lived there so we can, I can, relate is most ways. Good luck. Angela (dsquawker)

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