Hi! New Member here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LLee34, Nov 10, 2016.

  1. LLee34

    LLee34 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to this Blog and so happy to finally find a great chicken blog NOT on Facebook.[​IMG]
    I used to raise 85 chickens for egg production but had to give them up when hubby had a stroke (that's him and his dog Tinkerbell in the picture). He's mostly recovered and my grand-kids want chickens (OK, I do too) so we now have 25 in our 5 week old flock of Ameracanas, Buff Orphingtons, Silver Laced Wyandotts and 2 Cochin Surprises. We also have 2 spotted draft horses and 2 mini donkeys. Oh, and 2 miniature dachshunds whose middle name is "velcro."
    I joined this blog for 2 reasons, first to find out where to buy standard size(not bantam) silkies and frizzles, and second, to learn how to take care of them in the hot part of summer. So that's about it, nothing else to say, yet. Looking forward to hearing from y'all.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens, glad your husband is doing well. I don't believe anyone in USA has large fowl silkies, UK and other regions do. USA to my knowledge are all bantams, though some stock may be larger than what is expected.

    Frizzles can be almost any breed but, are common in Cochins, and there are large fowl cochins in USA as well as banties.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I hope that you are able to find the breeds / size that you are looking for.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.

    Sorry about your DH's stroke, hope his recover is complete.

    I have only BR/BO but live in GA and mine have fared well with shade, a fan and when really hot - pans of water with ice and cold treats.
     
  7. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    WELCOME!!!!

    We have a Dachshund also. He's piebald in coloring. Very cute little stinkers aren't they?

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  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Glad to have you here, hope you find the birds you want!
     
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, LLee, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Enjoy your time on BYC and thanks for joining! [​IMG]
     

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