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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RBerryChicks, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. RBerryChicks

    RBerryChicks Chirping

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    My husband and I are nearing retirement from chapter 1 of our work life and just entered chapter 2 - small scale sustainable produce and poultry. We purchased a 2.5 acre place the summer of 2011 and raised a batch of 25 meaties (for our own consumption) in April. So many people asked to buy our birds, we ended up with nine for ourselves, so grew 75 more over the summer. Our plans were to brood the layers for production next spring, but couldn't wait. We wanted about a dozen Wyandottes of laying age - didn't know how hard that would be in late Sept. Ended up with 2 Delaware, 5 Rhode Island Reds, and 4 bantam Wyandottes. The big girls gave us our first egg on 10/25 [​IMG]

    Well that is a bit of an intro into RBerryChicks. I must get back to work (lunch break over). Since I am from Wisconsin, I have subscribed to Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" and look forward to interacting with others in my state and beyond. [​IMG]
     

  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, RBerryChicks, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Best of luck with Chapter 2! The chickens alone will make it worth it! [​IMG]
     

  8. RBerryChicks

    RBerryChicks Chirping

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    We LOVE the UP - visit your neck of the woods every fall. Many years spent on the Cisco Lake chain - good fishing!!
     
  9. RBerryChicks

    RBerryChicks Chirping

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    redsoxs - thanks for the best wishes on chapter 2 and your are right, I hate leaving my girls to go to work each day.
     
  10. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Songster

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined
     

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