I Never thought I'd like chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ironsights, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. Ironsights

    Ironsights Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Raised on a ranch in SD now living in central OK. I have RIR, Jersey Giants, and mutts. Also turkeys and 3 gooses, LOL. Planning to increase the size of the herd this year.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I too never thought I would like chickens, in fact I was scared of all birds. Convinced they would scratch and peck my eyes out and flapping wings horrified me. But all that changed when my other half brought home two hens. He soon lost interest and I took over and fell in love with them. The chicken math took over then and now it's an addiction.

    Good luck with your expanding flock and hope you enjoy BYC, I am sure you will everyone here to help with any questions you have and very friendly :frow
     
  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome from another one who didn't think she would ever like chickens, lol. After a couple scary encounters with them when I was little, I never would have guessed that at some point I wouldn't find them some of the most interesting and fun critters around.

    Hope you enjoy your birds and being here. Nice to have you join us!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Never say never, hey?
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Good luck establishing your flock this year and welcome to ours!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    Sounds like you have a nice flock! What type of turkeys and geese do you raise? I've never kept either turkeys or geese, but have always wanted to.[​IMG]
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    Good luck with all of your poultry! It sounds like you have a lovely varied flock.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  10. ASilkieNest

    ASilkieNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome
     

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