I'm yet another newbie

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

  1. BabaYaga

    BabaYaga In the Brooder

    Oct 12, 2009
    Blue Ridge Mountains
    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.

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

    coloradochick Songster

    Dec 19, 2007
    Brighton, CO
    Hey there and [​IMG] from Colorado!!
  3. Dar

    Dar Crowing

    Jul 31, 2008
    we love [​IMG] newbies...
  4. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Glad you quit lurking and joined! [​IMG]
  5. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    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

  7. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    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

    Nov 8, 2008
    Portage County, Ohio
    **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

    Oct 12, 2009
    Blue Ridge Mountains
    We live in rural Virginia, with a view of the mountains.

  10. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    Oohhh, sounds warmer than here!! [​IMG]

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