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Hi Y'all from somewhere in NY!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SammyLady, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. SammyLady

    SammyLady Out Of The Brooder

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    So, I'm Sam. Been coming to BYC for a few years now, and love reading some of the things here so finally decided to join in on the chicky fun! My family and I have been "chicken-ing" for about 3 years now. We've made mistakes and learned from them, Sadly we lost many of our flock to foxes and being scared to death from the foxes coming into the yard. =( but we made improvements and have been predator-ily safe for 2 of our 3 years! Our current flock consists of 8 RIR's and 4 Indian Runners, & we just adpoted a Brahma Rooster. I have more work to do on my birds' hut, but would love to get a large variety of layers, and am at the stage in my "Mother Henning" where I would like to begin breeding, so to continue my flock I don't have to go out and buy every time. . .
     
  2. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer Premium Member

    Hello and [​IMG]
    We're glad you joined us!

    We too sadly had to learn the hard way. That sounds like an awesome flock you have!
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani

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    [​IMG] Glad you decided to join and stop lurking.
     
  5. SammyLady

    SammyLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha, yeah I am glad to have finally joined! =) I love this site!
     
  6. SammyLady

    SammyLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Gotta learn one way or the other right!? Learning the hard way just makes ya really remember I s'pose...
    They are a fun group! =)
     
  7. SammyLady

    SammyLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You!
     
  8. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Sam and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us after a while on the sidelines!

    You know the site very well by now, i am sure, so make yourself at home and enjoy yourself.

    All the best
    CT
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please check out the predator threads for advice on keeping fox, etc. away. Are you able to use electric fencing in your area?
     
  10. SammyLady

    SammyLady Out Of The Brooder

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    No electric fences for us.
     

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