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Howdy, from Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CacklingRanch, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. CacklingRanch

    CacklingRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Good afternoon!

    I'm not exactly a new member. I am an old member. I originally joined back in 2009/2010 and was a member until 2015. My family has raised chickens for many generations, at one point we ran a small hatchery and raised many rare and endangered species. A few years ago we moved focus to heritage breeds, but due to complications with time we sold almost the entire flock. We had pheasants, chukar, peacocks, quail (coturnix, bob white, gambels), and 40 breeds of chicken.

    For the last 2 years I have had a few stragglers roaming around, but nothing like it was.

    Recently I purchased a few layers and was given several assorted bantams / standards. There's a few we haven't identified yet but we're happy to be back into chickens. We went from 4 random Kraienkoppe (also known as Twentse) roaming around the yard to about 30 assorted chicks pretty much overnight.

    We also have horses, dairy goats, pigs, dogs, cats, and a couple of peacocks.

    I'm excited to be back on the forum and happy to help!
     
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  2. flwrldy

    flwrldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Howdy. Glad to know your an old newbie. I'm pretty much just a newbie. [​IMG]
     
  3. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yeah, what flweldy said.

    Welcome back old new guy. You already know how to
    fit right in.


    Spook
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, CackleRanch, and [​IMG]! Pleased you re-joined our flock! Your username name reminded my of when my dad used to called eggs, "cackle berries." [​IMG]
    Glad you came back to the roost! Best wishes! [​IMG]
     
  5. CacklingRanch

    CacklingRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you.

    I told myself we would never have chickens again.

    When I told my husband I picked up a few chicks he told me "No! Put them back! They're like crack! You can't have just one put it back!"

    We settled on no more than 40. [​IMG]
     
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  6. flwrldy

    flwrldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    40! Awesome!!!

     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome Back to BYC, we saved a spot on the roost for you. [​IMG]
     
  8. CacklingRanch

    CacklingRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Diva! Good to see your still around.
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under CacklingRanch [​IMG] Welcome Back!
     
  10. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Professional in training Premium Member

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    Welcome back!
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