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Hobby farm in Kansas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by shannon71980, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. shannon71980

    shannon71980 New Egg

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    My family and I bought our first chickens 2 years ago and we couldn't be happier! We started off with a mix of 16 and even though we have lost some, we are up to 32! They free range during the day and go to the coop at night. My husband and I have 5 children and he recently retired from the Army. We bought our first house and settled down in Kansas!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Shannon, Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock. Please do thank your husband for me, for his years in service.
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! It sure does sound like you are enjoying chicken keeping adventures! That's a lovely sized flock you have there, what breeds do you keep?

    Wishing you the very best of luck for the future and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Welcome to our community. Its great to hear that you are enjoying your chickens and you are certainly in the right place for chicken chat. Please make yourself at home here with us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  5. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from a fellow Kansan, Shannon, and :welcome. Always happy to welcome another Sunflower Stater to BYC. I'm just up the road in Clay County. Best of luck to you and your flock! :)
     
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  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    Raising and tending your own flock is a wonderful experience for you and your family. I do envy your situation which allows your flock to free range.


    I saw your post about the injured rooster [​IMG] So sorry y'all are having to deal with this.
     
  8. shannon71980

    shannon71980 New Egg

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    Thank you everyone! I am always looking up info on chickens everyday, since we are still pretty new to raising chicken, and figured, why not ask some experts :) We have a mix of chickens. Barred Rocks, Bantams, Araucana, Rhode Island Reds,and a mixture of them all :)
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens!! I hope you enjoy it and the camaraderie here and everybody that goes nuts over chickens (me being one of them....) Have fun! And ask questions!
     

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