Howdy! New member from Palmdale, California....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by marchchick, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. marchchick

    marchchick Just Hatched

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    Hello everyone!

    I just wanted to introduce myself. My family has been raising chickens for 1.5 yrs. We have Salmon Faverolles, Welsumer, Buff Orpington and a few English Chocolates. We are loving our chicken hobby! They are so much fun, and so therapeutic! Not to mention the eggs...all the eggs! The only regret? 'We should have done this a long time ago!'

    In addition to the chickens.....lol

    My hubby is semi retired and enjoys any excuse to get on his tractor...agriculture in this mans blood....

    I enjoy planting something new on occasion and am working on a 'kitchen garden'...I guess that's the new trendy way of saying a garden within steps of your kitchen...(currently my 'garlic' on the window sill is just not cutting it)

    We have 9 grandchildren ranging 1-17 years.

    About our home:
    Palmdale California is located 50 miles north of Los Angeles in Los Angeles County.
    Palmdale is part of the 'Antelope Valley' and home of the Antelope Valley Fair every August.

    Thank you BYC for adding me!

    And HELLO again everyone!

    Julie March
     
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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Julie and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. Keeping chickens is a great hobby, and I hope that will enjoy yourself here with us. Its a great place to talk chicken all day, every day [​IMG]

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  3. marchchick

    marchchick Just Hatched

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    Thank you, will do!
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    Great introduction! Thank You.

    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]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Julie. Hope you will enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do.
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Julie, and :welcome! Great to have you in our community! It sounds like you have a great thing going there! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
     
  7. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  8. marchchick

    marchchick Just Hatched

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    Thank you!
     
  9. marchchick

    marchchick Just Hatched

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    Thank you!
     
  10. IdyllwildAcres

    IdyllwildAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC!!!! [​IMG]

    Gary from Idyllwild Ca here
     

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