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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by xanadufarm, Oct 18, 2016.

  1. xanadufarm

    xanadufarm New Egg

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    Hello all, my wife and I are long time readers. We are fairly new in our poultry journey (coming up on our 1st full year). We find ourselves reading something on this page on a daily basis and I finally made us an account. We are based out of central Kentucky and our original flock was given to us by some local farmers that wanted out of chickens. We started with 24 and went down to 18. We've hatched successfully 4 eggs to date and bought some pullets from a hatchery and they are all a week old now. Its a very exciting process and we both have a lot to learn. Thank you in advance for answering all the silly and or random questions we come up with!

    -M
     
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  2. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello and welcome to Backyard chickens! I am glad you joined us, and I hope you enjoy it here! And just an FYI, there are no silly or random questions in the world of chickens, for chickens are silly and random themselves!
     
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  4. sunshine ducky

    sunshine ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there and thank you so much for joining backyard chickens!
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    I am so amazed that you have so many chickens In your flock and hatched many baby chicks as well. If there are any questions you post on this forum, I'll try my best to answer them! I hope this website serves as a great benefit to both of you and lastly good luck on your poultry journey! PS I'm just curious, how did you get into the whole poultry hobby? are you using it as a business or a side hobby to relieve stress. I've noticed these days people get into the farm life to relive stress and have a healthy lifestyle, that's how I actually got into it! Again have fun on BYC

    Sincerely ~Sunshine Ducky
     
  5. xanadufarm

    xanadufarm New Egg

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    Hi Sunshine Ducky, I (M) am a combat vet. I've gone through the struggles and realization things aren't normal for me anymore. I moved back home to Ky from Los Angeles to take over the now downsized farm from my mother. I would like to get to the point where I can be a full time farmer ranging in livestock. Chickens presented themselves to me and I jumped on the opportunity to take them. My wife (J) is a city woman whom I stole from LA so all of this has been new to her. She has fallen in love with these birds!
     
  6. sunshine ducky

    sunshine ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so happy your trying to make farming your profession, I hope all goes well! and good luck!
     
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  7. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you sincerely for you time in service as a combat vet. Most chicken folks find that watching chicken tv is very therapeutic. No cable or satellite bills, no reruns etc.[​IMG]
     
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  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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