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I'm a Peace Corps volunteer

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hasukako, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. Hasukako

    Hasukako New Egg

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    Hey all,

    My name is Danny. I'm a volunteer in Panama. I live in a beautiful seaside farming village in the northwestern part of the country. Ever since arriving here, I knew that I wanted the experience of raising some egg-laying hens. Now I finally found some (even though one might be a rooster), and we are living happily ever after for the remainder of my service here (a little over a year left).

    So I'm completely new to chickens, but I am doing a good job of meeting their basic needs: dry, warm shelter, sunlight, water and space. I have three golden comets, and they all have names from the Ngäbe (no-bay) language. The one with the most red on her is yulu, which means mahogany. The one with the most white is named Kenmu, which means fish hawk. And the one in-between is named kiko, which is "to fly" in the past tense. My username means "a resting place."

    So there it is. I also posted in the sexing forum to see if Kenmu is a rooster or not. Additionally, I post weekly about my Peace Corps experience at isthmus2isthmus.wordpress.com.

    Hope to learn a lot!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Danny and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.


    All the best
    CT
     
  3. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!

    Aww...love the names of your birds! Peace Corps....wow! I am sure you have a very fulfilling life style. Volunteering can bring great joy to ones heart.

    Great that you found the What Breed and Gender section. CTKen has left you with a link to our learning center. Lots of good articles on all the aspects of keeping poultry.

    So pull up a roost bar Danny and welcome to our flock! :)
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    1 yr. left? Not long!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Great to meet you Danny. My cousin was in the Peace Corps many, many, many years ago.
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Love your chicken names!
     
  8. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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