i started at farm sanctuary.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by schnipke, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. schnipke

    schnipke Out Of The Brooder

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    Right after high school, I left Ohio to intern at Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY. There I fell in love with the farm and all of the animals, the people, it was the most ideal place I could have put myself. I cared for sick and old chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, and a piglet! in the Quarantine or Hospital. It was heart wrenching and foul work most of the time, but I wouldn't ever take it back.

    Now back in Ohio, I adopted a RI Red last summer. Her name is Henrie, and she's a hen. She lives in the house in a modified bird cage but has outdoor time every day, but only on rare occasions in the winter.

    This spring- just yesterday, actually- our family adopted two pullets, red and white, two chipmunk-esque Bantam chicks, and two rock cross chicks. We're going to take on the task of preparing a coop for our flock of now seven chickens, and hope the introduction goes smoothly when it is time to do so.

    I felt it's about time to join a community to learn more than I need to ever know, read and share stories, and just have a good time bonding with birds of a feather. I'm excited to make friends with most of you.

    -Jessica
     
  2. sgoldinger

    sgoldinger Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome! Welcome to BYC. I am new also. We can learn together.
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. schnipke

    schnipke Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all for the warm welcome. :)
    I so look forward to learning.
    I'm happy to be directed to the Ohio forum! Thank you, 4-H Chicken Mom :)
     
  6. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. mkcolls

    mkcolls Chillin' With My Peeps

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