Howdy from S. TX

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PenPack5, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. PenPack5

    PenPack5 New Egg

    Feb 23, 2013
    Hi there...

    My name is Cyndi, I'm from the South Texas area and I'm new to raising my own chickens, although my mom's family has owned them for years. It's in my blood I guess, ha!!!

    So here we go...
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    Me, yes. My grandparents and uncle have been raising them since I was about 8 yo. I remember being 12 yo, in the 7th grade, running around his ranch, chasing the chicks and getting a black eye because I ran into one of the roost (a 2 X 4) that was sticking out of the coop. I fell straight back, had to go to school with a huge black eye.

    I just got my chicks 4 weeks ago and learned not too have protruding roost.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    5 and getting 3 more tomorrow

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    The ones I have now are Americaunas, but I actually think at least one is an EE, oh well!!! The 3 I'm picking up tomorrow are marans, 2 blue coppers and 1 splash. Yay for blue, green and dark brown eggs!!!

    (4) How did you find out about

    Pinterest, I was searching for coops and BYC was on the link.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    I love to sew. I make soap, collect recipes (although I don't use them much), very interested in homesteading and starting off slowly but surely.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    Let's see, God comes first in my life, by His grace, I'm married almost 14 years and we have 5 kiddos, 1 golden retriever, and now 5 chicks. I'm a SAHM, 2 are in traditional school, 1 is homeschooled, and the other 2 are too little to be in school. I'm a hairdresser by trade and a country girl living in a big city. Waiting to pay off our debt so we can buy our ranch, hopefully in a year!!!!
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Cyndi, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! Good luck to you and your homesteading efforts!
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  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
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  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Hi, Cyndi, welcome to BYC, and good luck with all of your projects.
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
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    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Sep 27, 2012
    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
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