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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by alpha_mare, May 11, 2011.

  1. alpha_mare

    alpha_mare New Egg

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    Hi--
    We have a small rural property and keep chickens and rabbits (and dogs and cats and fish in the pond), along with the natural wildlife. We like to keep everything as natural as possible, and have a natural abundance of blueberries and blackberries now, well blueberries anyway, the blackberries are coming. Right now we have thirteen chickens we got from the Tractor Supplie, 6 white and 7 reds, most of the red are pullets. That number will likely go down as we don't keep more than one rooster and we have more than one. If I end up with 6 or eight good layers, I'd be happy. We also have a pair of rabbits that seem too small, though they are young, and we are hoping to breed them. I hope they aren't dwarf. We got them from tractor supply as well, and they couldn't tell us what type they were, they are tan and cute.

    I really like watching my chickens, I had a grandmother way back that went by "Biddy" and I think she really liked her chickens too. We have had chickens and quail before and did things one way, and I grew up around farm animals at a horse farm, but I have questions and want to learn to do things right and figure out the best way to do things.
     
  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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  3. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

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    Welcome to BYC!! You will love the site, and it will make you want more chickens, and more of everything else poultry related!! Good luck!! Lol.

    If you need anything, you can PM me. I will try to help you in any way I possibly can.. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  4. Player Hater

    Player Hater Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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  6. YYZ

    YYZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Alpha
    Welcome from Maine....where you from?>

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  7. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The more I learn the more I realize how much MORE there is to learn. [​IMG] I love this forum because I'm always making new discoveries. Welcome to BYC, I'm glad you're here!
     
  8. debryman

    debryman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my favorite pastimes is to just sit and watch mu chickens too! Hi and Welcome form Joshua Tree CA!
     
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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