I want to introduce myself....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 16 paws, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. 16 paws

    16 paws Chillin' With My Peeps

    Marie Villescas
    I am a floral designer at Michaels in Vista, Ca. This is the first time I have had Chickens. We started with three in August of 2011. They were about a week old when we got them. Named them Dixie, Charlotte and Penny. Charlotte turned out to be a Charlie so we found him another home. Then in December of 2011 we got 5 more1 week olds from the local feed store. They have a mini coop placed inside the chicken run and are seperated from Dixie and Penny. The first two just started laying everyday in early February! How exciting that is!!!! Oh, I forgot to say the newbies are named, Lucy, Ethel, Savannah,Daisy Mae,and Layla.
    I also have a Husband and three children who are 31, 30 and 24. We live on almost 4 acres in a big 3600 square foot home. My husband is out of work right now and I hope that changes soon!
    Our other children are 3 Yorkies who rule this roost. They are named Cooper,(we call him mini coop since he is a tiny boy of 4 pounds, Dusty and Zoie.
    Working, taking care of the property, chickens, kids and the yorkies can be very hard at times. But just when it gets too hard I take the time to thank the Lord Jesus for blessings me with all these wonderful things.
    I have been amazed at how many other chicken crazed people are on this site and are very thankful for the wealth of knowledge they share daily. You never feel alone with all you out there!
    Marie Villescas
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2013
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I hope your DH finds a job soon!
  3. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2012
    SW Ohio
    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Welcome to BYC and our poultry community.
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, 16 Paws, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community. Best of luck to you and your flock!
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you've joined us.
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009

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