Long time member--first introduction

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by usnea, Jan 17, 2018.

  1. usnea

    usnea In the Brooder

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    Hey folks,

    Thought I'd answer the intro questions as I haven't been here for a while...

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    I first started tending to chickens about ten years ago or so with a landmate. By the following year I had my own mixed together with his flock. When I moved away I took mine and got more. Can't imagine living without chickens.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    19, but we're looking to give away 3 roosters

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    Buff Orpingtons, Delawares, a Sea Bright, a little black and white one similar in size to the Sea Bright, a Bantam rooster, an Ameracauna, and a bunch of mixed breeds.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

    Don't remember.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    I'm not sure about hobbies...I don't consider chickens a hobby. Eggs are actually an important part of my diet, and the chicken poop feeds my garden. Plus they eat the wormies under our fruit trees. I love my chickens, but have never considered them a hobby. I have lots of interests...but hobbies...I'll have to think about it.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    I live on an intentional community in Oregon (we call the region Cascadia). 60 acres, lots of organic fruit and nut trees, and large gardens. Gotta love it! :)
     
  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Crossing the Road

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
     
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under usnea :frow Nice to meet you!
     
  4. Smuvers Farm

    Smuvers Farm Melvin Up the Taterhole

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    :welcome:celebrate

    Glad you're here !
     
  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler

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    Howdy :frow Thanks for the intro!
     
  6. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome back to BYC :frow
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    So glad you could join our community! :)
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome back to activity here at BYC.
     
  9. Hope Hughes

    Hope Hughes Crossing the Road

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    Hello:frow
    Welcome to BYC!!
    So glad to have you here!!
    Thanks for sharing your story!!
    You have come to the right place.
    There are many people on here that are ready to help in anyway they can!
    The learning center also has alot of great information on it as well!
    Enjoy!:wee
     
  10. N F C

    N F C snowing & blowing

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    It's nice to have you here and active again!
     

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