I'm yet another newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BabaYaga, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. BabaYaga

    BabaYaga In the Brooder

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    Hi. javascript:insert_text('[​IMG]',%20'') I caught "chicken fever" this spring from a friend who keeps hens, and have now passed it on to another friend, who fell in love with my hens. (She's up over 40 birds now.) I bought 6 BO pullets and dh and the kids helped build a very rustic pen and coop. The girls are so sweet! I free range them in the afternoon and they come running to me whenever I come outside. I also have 3 ten week old silkies, a birthday present to my 7 yo son from my "chicken lady" friend. One of my hens went broody, so I offered her "services" and now she's sitting on 6 speckled sussex eggs. javascript:insert_text('[​IMG]',%20'');

    Other interests: 4 kids, all homeschooled; dh keeps bees and brews beer, wine and mead; we adopted a retired maremma shepherd dog; I am NOT a crazy feral cat rescue lady I don't care what anyone tells you! javascript:insert_text('[​IMG]',%20''); ; my teens volunteer at a living history museum; my 3 daughters and I bellydance; dh and I run a small business in addition to his day job. In our spare time we . . . what spare time?

    I've been lurking for a while and my middle daughter says it's time for me to sign on (she chose my username). I learn so much every day here. A lot of it I hope I never need to use, but it's so good to know that if I get in trouble this great resource is here. I'm really impressed with how helpful and supportive the tone is on the forum.

    -BabaYaga
    my house isn't on chicken legs, but wouldn't that be cool?
     
  2. coloradochick

    coloradochick Songster

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    Hey there and [​IMG] from Colorado!!
     
  3. Dar

    Dar Crowing

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    we love [​IMG] newbies...
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  4. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

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    Glad you quit lurking and joined! [​IMG]
     
  5. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

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    Welcome from OKLAHOMA! What great state are ya from?
     
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington

    Congrats on the chickens

    Imp
     
  7. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

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    Hey, sounds like you fit right in here!! Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] These chickens sure are addictive aren't they?!

    We just got a Maremma a few months ago, he is a great dog!! Haven't lost anything since!! [​IMG] What part of the country do you hail from? My family is in the chilly north, almost completely unemployed state of Michigan!! [​IMG] Not sure who is leaving faster, the people or the businesses!! [​IMG] Oops, that is another story.
     
  8. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Songster

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    **runs in fear from BabaYaga!!!!*** Oh, ok... BYC member so maybe she won't cook me up and eat me! ((gotta watch those forum names!!! [​IMG] )

    Seriously though, [​IMG] Happy to meet you! Glad you're here! [​IMG] Hope you enjoy your time with us!! [​IMG]
     
  9. BabaYaga

    BabaYaga In the Brooder

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    We live in rural Virginia, with a view of the mountains.

    -BabaYaga
     
  10. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

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    Oohhh, sounds warmer than here!! [​IMG]
     

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