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Howdy From Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Texas Rooster, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. Texas Rooster

    Texas Rooster New Egg

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    Hello all. My family and I live on seven acres and at this time we have a rooster named Peaches (my daughter named him when we thought he was a hen) and three hens named Vanilla Bean, Toffee and Ginger. We harvest the eggs and Peaches has become a vicious flock guard. Since we were an uneducated gift recipient of 18 chicks, it's been a tough first year in which we lost fourteen chickens to predators and disease, but we have learned a lot about the health of our flock and predator elimination. Heavy on the predator elimination! We have an order placed for fifteen chicks that will be filled the first week of April. We are ready for our new family members, I mean flock members, and we can't wait to get started.
     
  2. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC... I think we all lose a few ( especially free ranging them ) in the first years.
     
  3. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]Glad you joined us!

    Seat-of-the-pants learning is always tough. I shudder when I think about some of the ways I have lost chickens over the years.[​IMG]

    You are in a great place now to learn from others' mistakes, and any other kind of learning about poultry, too. Best of luck with all those little fuzzy things when they come!
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Sorry to hear about your losses over the past year. Wishing you the very best of luck with your new flock members in April. Be sure to ask any questions you may have, everyone here to help. Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    Sorry for your losses! [​IMG]Good luck with your flock.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I'm sorry for your losses![​IMG]
     
  7. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Welcome!!
     

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