Howdy! New to BYC, new to chickens :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by magpiebirdie, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. magpiebirdie

    magpiebirdie New Egg

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    Hi! My husband and I are returning to rural life after 10+ years of cramped city living. (Yay!) We just purchased a farm in Southern Illinois that came complete with a small flock of 1-2 year old layers, and a fairly benevolent rooster. We think they're a RIR cross of some kind.

    I've never been around chickens before, but it didn't take long for me to fall in love. A ridiculous amount of fresh eggs in the shortest days of winter sure helps!

    Last time my husband kept chickens, he was knee-high. We're looking forward to learning more about our flock and getting to know everyone here on the forum.
     
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2013
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome To BYC, and Happy Holidays!
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Howdy from SC!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome!!
     
  5. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

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    from Washington State glad you joined us! [​IMG] Happy holidays to all...........
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Welcome to BYC ,,,,, Sounds like you are ready to enjoy the life .......

    gander007
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sounds like the flock gave you their Xmas presents early. What nice birds - I bet they'd like some warm oatmeal as a thank you.
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and congratulations on your new home.
     
  9. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Hello, Welcome, and Congratulations on your new farm!
     

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