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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kountreefok, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Kountreefok

    Kountreefok Chirping

    Jul 12, 2011
    Graceton, MN
    Cluckin' happy "HI" from No. MN! [​IMG] Been lurking all summer cuz I thought I'd be called back to work to parts elsewhere {offline} and didn't want to start making connections I couldn't maintain but since the out there job--that helps pay for my chicken and plant addiction--is on lock out I'm still home--and working another outside job--I can't resist getting to chicken chat with all you good folks...at least for awhile before I maybe go to off and on mode.
    So much for my "double life" my real life is 40 acres of warm, fuzzy and feathered--even at -40 when water hoses are snapping...[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    My DSO--gorgeous wild eyed man with a farmers' tan, The Ladies and guys: 10 cow calf pairs, 1 heifer, a steer, and 3 bulls (for now); 2 great two-legged kids (DS & DD) all 'finished out"...sorta, a 5 yo grand-daughter (DD's), 8 rabbits and multiplying, too many kitties (re-homing...so as to stop the multiplying), 2 doves, 1 cockatiel, a neurotic collie, lots of green babies, and...of course--roll the crowing, please...

    My dream garden of chickens started! (3 years in but had already had a laying flock.) The Girls and guys: a mixed breeding flock of 46 hens inc. 3 now setting--couldn't say no again to those broken-hearted lil' birdy eyes while gathering the other day-- 3 roos saved over for next breeding season, and 30 lil' ones just integrated into the main flock and doing great! Mix=mostly BO's, barred rocks, New Hamps, RIR, Black Australorps, EE's, & some of last years mixes. 1 BO, maybe 1 mix, and 2 brown leghorn roos coming fall for next breeding season. Goal: continued broody breeding and bird color: more red, gold, buff. Next steps: breeding pens, and Honey wants turkeys. Following season: Improvement of chicken size and egg color(s).
    Oh yeah...and me...I'm Kathy. Just trying to grow a life that's nourishing on all levels.
    Nice to meet/greet you all!

  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    [​IMG] from Kansas, Kathy! Glad you joined the board. Sounds like you have a pretty good set up going! [​IMG] Wow! You have a barnyard full of fun with all those chickens! Best of luck and great to meet you!! [​IMG]
  4. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

    Apr 29, 2009
    alvarado, Tx
    [​IMG] from Texas.
    Love the name!
  5. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!!
  6. greymane

    greymane Songster

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Sounds like quite a family you have there. Thanks for coming out of the shadows. Lots of great people and great information here. I am sure you will have much to offer. [​IMG]
  7. coldupnorth

    coldupnorth Songster

    May 11, 2011
    N. MN
    Welcome from a fellow northern Minnesotan! We're closer to the big Lake but go to Lake of the Woods through Baudette quite often into the Canadian side [​IMG] Sounds like some great projects you have going.

  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  9. [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
  10. jtbrown

    jtbrown Songster

    Mar 30, 2011
    Southeastern Ohio

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