It's Just Me

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TwoBouviers, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. TwoBouviers

    TwoBouviers In the Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    We had chickens when I was a kid, but I was more interested in the horses. I now am the proud owner of my own little flock and want to do right by them.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? There are eight little fluff balls at my house now. A. Dor. A. Bul.

    (3) What breeds do you have.
    After much research, I chose to go with dual purpose breeds that are good layers, hardy in most weather, and fairly quiet for the neighbors. Enter the Buff Orpington and the Silver Laced Wyandotte.

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    I will, of course enjoy the eggs! I am beginning to work toward a more self sufficient lifestyle. My mom always said I would make a great pioneer! I'm starting the journey of urban homesteading.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I still have horses and ride dressage. I am preparing my garden for the summer and will can most of the harvest.
    I read and sew and upcycle stuff when I can.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I am a mom of two and grandma to five. I live with two dogs and a cat who thinks he's a dog. I also teach full time so life is never dull. Ive always wanted a house of my own with chickens and a garden and a porch swing. Now I have it all! Life is good.
     
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  3. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    I have a cat who thinks she's a dog too! She smacked the crap out of the 87 pound Doberman in my avatar. All 6 pounds of her!!
    I used to ride Western. Never did dressage but always enjoyed watching it.
     
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  4. A_Fowl_Guy

    A_Fowl_Guy Wildlife Biologist

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    :yesss: :welcome :yesss:
    Miss Piggy Sue says, “Welcome to our eggcelent flock here at BYC!”

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  5. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think

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  6. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3 I’d suggest including your location using the guide in the link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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  7. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join us! :welcome
     
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  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful

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    WELCOME! I always thought I would love living the pioneer life. Love horses, never owned one..but boy, did I find the opportunity to ride! Loved it!
     
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  9. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :frow Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
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  10. Brahmachicken240

    Brahmachicken240 Crossing the Road

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    Nice to meet you :frow
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens :welcome
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