Intro from Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Thunderlilies, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. Thunderlilies

    Thunderlilies New Egg

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    Thought I'd make my intro finally [​IMG]

    I'm Stephanie, mother of 5, homeschooler and homesteader on 6 acres. I started raising chickens 3 years ago when I got fed up with our huge population of bugs that were causing problems with our gardens. Since then I've raised Orpingtons, Cream Legbars, and now Australorp, Light brahma and Barred rocks.

    There's so much to say, but for the sake of brevity, I'll leave it at that.

    Love this forum and all the wonderful information and advice [​IMG]
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome Stephanie, you might consider adding guineas, they are known as voracious tick eaters , and other bugs, also a great alarm system if anything appears threatening,

    giving guineas and chickens a heads up to run and hide.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Stephanie. Glad you decided join to our flock. My wife and I home-schooled our children as well, and now our daughter is following in our footsteps with our granddaughter (pictured in my avatar). Raising chickens is a wonderful experience for children. Our granddaughter loves our chickens. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Sounds like you've raised some nice breeds! Buff orpingtons are my favorite breed.

    Glad you joined us, Stephanie!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our "flock".

    Sounds like you have a nice flock! Good luck with them.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. leilanio

    leilanio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the best resource for all things chicken! [​IMG]
    I find I can literally spend hours on this site hopping around and reading how to do better for the girls.


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  9. Rocky64

    Rocky64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC, from a fellow Michigander.
     
  10. MutzFarm

    MutzFarm Out Of The Brooder

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