Kia Ora from New Zealand

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by King Bertie, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. King Bertie

    King Bertie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone. I found you today while searching to find out if my baby chicks could manage a ramp or not. I then spent ages reading lots of posts, so I thought I better join. [​IMG] Oh and my name isn't really King Bertie!

    I'll make it easier by answering the questions.

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I'm not new to chickens. I've been keeping them for 6 years now.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have a rooster boy called King Bertie and 14 girls.

    (3) What breeds do you have? King Bertie is an Araucana, there's 4 Minorcas ( Millicent, Mabel, Maude and Mathilda) 4 New Hampshire reds ( Abagail, Buttercup, Sparrow and Kathleen) 1 Silver Campine ( Elizabeth) 1 GLW ( Mavis) 1 SLW ( Edna) and 3 light Sussex ( Gertrude, Geraldine and Lola)

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Searching to find out about chicks and ramps

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Well I live on a small farm so a lot of time is spent farming ( I hope it's ok - I do keep the chickens in the sort of back yard area) I swim a lot - 4 times a week, twice in a pool and twice in the sea and I love scuba diving. But mainly it's gardening.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share. I'm married to my lovely husband. We have no children, but we do have 3 large dogs, 3 cats, 2 donkeys and 3 alpacas. I'm a farmer [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickensXOXO

    ChickensXOXO Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  4. Stephanie739

    Stephanie739 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there! Welcome [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC
     
  7. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Happy to have you aboard!

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  8. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from the coast of California. Sounds like you have quite a flock. I'd love to visit New Zealand. I've heard it is quite lovely. Looking forward to you sharing your experiences with us. [​IMG]
     
  9. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us!
     
  10. King Bertie

    King Bertie Out Of The Brooder

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    hi everyone! Thank you so much for all the welcomes [​IMG]
     

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