Hi, I just joined

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pegasuschick, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. pegasuschick

    pegasuschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My name is gina and I am just starting to get back into chickens again. I have had some here and there but now am interested into getting into some pure breds and possibly raising one of the threatened breeds.
    I have had animals all my life, and raised miniature horses for over 20 years.
    I am also a watercolor artist and really enjoy painting chickens!
    I tried to hatch one batch of eggs and failed miserably because the thermostat on my bator wasn't working correctly. Never having hatched anything before I was not sure how the thermostat should be acting.
    So............I got a new thermostat and spent two weeks calibrating the incubator. Bought some more eggs and am now just starting them.
    I have some mixed in there and two black silkies and some silver spangled wyandottes. I am thinking that I would like to make the favoralle bantams my breed to raise so I have ten of those in there too.
    The temp seems to be controllable this time so I am holding my breath that this will be a successful hatch.
    Thanks for letting me join.
    Oh, almost forgot. I am going to try to build my own bator from the plans that I found here. Will keep you posted.
    Gina [​IMG]
    Three chihuahuas, one min pin, one naughty Senegal parrot and one spoiled desert tortoise.
    I also have a boarding kennel for small dogs.
     
  2. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

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  3. chickenchickenbulkbulk

    chickenchickenbulkbulk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Gina, Welcome, I have to warn you there are a lot of chick-a-holics on this we site and there is no cure!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] you go girl!!! dEEjAY
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Gina, welcome to byc! [​IMG]
     
  5. pegasuschick

    pegasuschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I think I am already a chickaholic!!! I am smitten!
    Gina [​IMG]
     
  6. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. andehens

    andehens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

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    Welcome,


    Sounds like you are in the right place then.

    You will love it here.

    Jena.
     
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG] and [​IMG] !!!
     
  10. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] you will enjoy yourself here.
     

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