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If loving chickens is odd, I guess I've got a lot of company!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by old_biddy, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. old_biddy

    old_biddy Out Of The Brooder

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    I've loved chickens all my life. My mother, grandmothers, and great grandmothers all raised chickens. I had an aunt and uncle who raised chickens commercially. I received my first very own chick (for free) in 1991. We've had several varieties, some I didn't know the breed names of. Since my daughter and I are allerigic to white and brown shelled eggs, we've settled on the wonderful Ameraucana, or Easter Egg chicken. Our hens can't keep up with the demand for those blue/green eggs.

    Right now, we have 1 white duck, 2 guineas, 4 turkey poults, and 20 Ameraucanas (1 rooster, 7 hens, and 12 week-old chicks). We will be getting another dozen Ameraucana chicks and some heavy meat birds the end of April.

    I have 1 husband of 32.5 years, who retired from military service 6 years ago. We have 2 adult daughters, 1 six year old granddaughter, 4 grand-poodles, and 1 son-in-law. Rounding out the menagerie, we have 2 Schipperkes, 1 American Cocker spaniel, 3 box turtles, and 1 housecat.

    Hobbies? I love to sew and write. Together, my husband and I like to garden and work on improving our place.
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    well, [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida, good to have you here.
     
  3. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Hi, and Welcome from North Carolina!![​IMG]
     
  4. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and glad to know you are doing your part to help the chickens to take over the world. vote foghorn leghorn for presdent
     
  5. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Welcome!
     
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    If loving chickens is wrong, I don't want to be right.
     
  7. cwc362

    cwc362 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
     
  9. gmzamz

    gmzamz Out Of The Brooder

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  10. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    welcome!

    and i have one comment....
    If lovin' my chickens is wrong, I don't wanna be right! [​IMG]
     

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