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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rossimelons, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. Rossimelons

    Rossimelons New Egg

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    Hi there,

    I'm new and just wanted to say hi. My name is Mel and I've been keeping a handful of chickens now for nearly 2 years. Nothing serious just a few bantams in the backyard. I currently have 5 bantam Australorps and 1 pekin with 4 chicks. The pekin and her chicks are a new addition to our little flock and if all goes well with them I'm planning on getting some fertile eggs down the track and seeing how I go with them.

    I've got 2 little kids so it's been wonderful seeing them interact with our chooks and the eggs are beautiful. There is nothing I find more relaxing than sitting outside with a glass of wine once the kids are in bed and watching the chickies scratch around the lawn.

    We've recently also got a dog which has been a bit of a challenge as our chooks aren't confined in a coop and free range in a section of the yard - but so far Ruby, our adopted doggie has been pretty good.

    Anyway - I'm looking forward to meeting you all and certainly have a lot to learn.

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    Thanks - Mel
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] please keep an eye on the dog - family dogs and neighboring dogs running loose seem to decimate a flock more often than wild predators.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on drumstick diva's advice.
     
  5. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
  6. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  8. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Welcome and enjoy!
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  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Mel. I hope you'll consider heading down to the "Other Pets and Livestock" section for helpful training advice for keeping a healthy relationship between your dog and flock.
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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