Intro with chicken pics

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tiki chiki, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. tiki chiki

    tiki chiki Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!! I'm new to chickens (as of this Feb) but love it so far! We have a flock of 6:

    Penguin- our outgoing, silly but oh so untough black silkie roo
    Mugatu- cutest, lovable, talkative and hugable white silkie hen, can't say enough great things about her!
    Agnes- speckled sussex hen- #1 huntress award, she's the most feral in that she would definitely survive in the wild
    Stella- "big hen on campus" cuckoo marans, benevolent head hen/major glutton, always comes running
    Artemis- super-friendly, super adorable Ameraucana hen, also always comes running but lowest on the "big hen" pecking order (she's in the front in the 1st pic- don't have a good head shot of her that I can find easily)
    Dottie- super large and talkative (but most skiddish) black australorp hen, heart of gold and so pretty but not very outgoing with people
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    We are in New Jersey and try to free range as best we can but we have a lot of predators out here including a hawk nest in the front yard, other hawks (red tails) overhead that have come down, eagles nearby, foxes and raccoons galore, occasional coyotes.

    We also keep bees and have a big garden (and beginning of a small orchard).

    We are in it for the fun of the chickens and for the eggs (mainly personal consumption and gifting to friends)

    I'm considering expanding the flock because I love it! but we'll see :)

    Anyway Hello and LOVE THIS SITE!
     
  2. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] I love the flock - great breeds with great names!
     
  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. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  5. chicksurreal

    chicksurreal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love your flock!

    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hi, I just welcomed you on your post about cohabitation of roos but wanted to say how nice to see your flock pictures! [​IMG]
     
  7. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi :frow welcome to you and your feathered friends to BYC :cd
     
  8. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and :welcome We are glad you joined us! :) I love your flock! Such great, cute, and funny looking birds. ;) :p This is a great site to share your experiences, ask questions, and learn all sorts of stuff about chickens!

    CherrisBrood~
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens - really enjoyed your pictures
     
  10. Debbie B

    Debbie B Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, Tiki Chiki! Was great to see those "portraits" of each bird in your flock as well as read the descriptions of their personalities. Welcome and hope to hear/see more about their adventures in the future. I'm new too and haven't any chickens yet as I'm still in the plotting and scheming stage, so I appreciate being able to enjoy everyone else's chickens in the interim. :)
     

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