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John & Juanita

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by johnjuanita, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. johnjuanita

    johnjuanita Just Hatched

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    We only have 3 Rhode Red Island hens as of now but are expecting to get a RIR rooster that someone dropped off on the road and is running wild in the neighborhood and no one wants him. He is the reason we got the hens because a neighbor said he would catch him for us. We have had chickens before down through life and they are so cheerful and fun to watch. My husband sold eggs when he was young for spending money. He is 90 years old and I am 87 but our son and wife lives with us and they like to take care of them too. We have been married 64 years April 11, 2017. John & Juanita
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    If you can, watch him as disk approaches. ....this will allow you to see where he goes to roost and that is where he will be easiest to catch (assuming it can be reached). Some creativity may be needed (ladder, net, etc) depending on his roost of choice. Once caught he will need to be confined for a couple of weeks (or longer) to "home"him to the coop. It would also be wise to quarantine him before integrating him with your other birds
     
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, John & Juanita, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! I admire the longevity of your marriage - very impressive! Glad you are back having chickens as you have always enjoyed! Best wishes with your flock and happy upcoming anniversary! [​IMG]
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congratulations John & Juanita on your 64 years of marriage and for getting back to chickens!
     
  5. Kyanite

    Kyanite Loving Life! Premium Member

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    64 years! That's amazing and wonderful! [​IMG]Congratulations to the both of you. Good luck catching that rooster and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Very nice to meet you John & Juanita - Congratulations on 64 years of wedded bliss [​IMG] Hope you can catch that rooster
     
  7. HeavensHens88

    HeavensHens88 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC, John and Juanita! :welcome
    Congratulations on 64 amazing years with eachother!
    And have a great time catching that rascally rooster!!!:fl
    Keep is informed on how the capture goes!
    Once everyone is settled, we'd love it if you shared pictures of him and your hens with us! :D

    ~Sarah
     
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  8. bathound

    bathound Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome and Congratulations on your upcoming Anniversary! Sixty four years together is something to be celebrated. I hope you catch that rooster.
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under John & Juanita [​IMG] Welcome and Congratulations!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.
     

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