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Howdy from oklahoma

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jschwarzott, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. jschwarzott

    jschwarzott Hatching

    Mar 2, 2017
    Hello! I am from a small town in oklahoma called ada. We have now become a "farm" family. We got 8 chickies (4 americauna, 2 rhode island reds, and 2 production reds) and 6 ducklings (no idea pn breed or sex yet). We are super excited for this newest "adventure" in our lives. It is my husband, myself, and 3 boys (ages 11, and twins ages 10) along with our 2 dogs ( a weimaraner and a mixed breed lab/shiba). The new babies are in their brooder for now in our work building (keeping them away from the stray cats and wild animals). We are working on building the coop/yard/run this weekend.

    We are happily living on the land i grew up on and in the same house. We have 45 acres to roam on and 2 large gardens as well. One is just for cantelope and watermellon (about 1 acre) and the other just for veggies that we share with my uncle, dad, and cousin. It is also about an acre but has 2 apple trees, a pear tree, and wild plums smack in the middle of the garden.

    Anyways, i can't wait to see how all this goes!

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! If you are a newbie to poultry you might check out the Learning Center here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center It is loaded with useful articles spanning the range of chicken keeping.
    In addition, check out the Ducks Forum here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks for questions about your quackers.
    And if you want to chat with local chicken folks, find the OK thread in this link: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under jschwarzott [​IMG] Welcome!

    As redsoxs has already given you some good starting points, I will just wish you and your farm all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice and links already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Your farm sounds wonderful, hope you enjoy the poultry!
  7. CP Chicken

    CP Chicken Crazy about Turkens

    Welcome to BYC! If you like to talk chicken, there is always someone here that will listen! :lol:

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