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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Over on Caney Creek, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. Over on Caney Creek

    Over on Caney Creek Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello friendly people. I've enjoyed this informative forum for a while. I found it while searching for an electrolyte dosage (they never put the equivalent for a small amount on the packages do they?) and have been hooked since.

    It all started with a box of banty chicks in the mail. I still have the picture from the day they arrived. That was over 20 years ago, the start of the obsession. Since then, we've always had a few, sometimes a lot. These days I keep about 4-5 dozen hens that free range in the afternoons, provide calico-colored eggs for our farmer's market booth, and entertain me all the time. We have a bench under the pines alongside the hen house & yard. The girls & I have coffee & scratch break together every day.

    We live in the Missouri Ozarks on a lovely little creek bottom farm of 90 acres & raise hay, honey, horses, cows, vegetables & kids.

    I've had chickens quite a while, so there are things I know, but there are more that I don't! I've learned SO MANY useful things from BYC members already, so I just wanted to say hello and thank you, thank you, thank you!
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    [​IMG] from Texas!
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Nice to "meet" you, [​IMG] from South Carolina!
     
  4. Dragonfly Ranch

    Dragonfly Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2009
    Happy Valley, CA
    Glad you joined us - sure that you will be teaching us a thing or two as well. [​IMG]
     
  5. farrier!

    farrier! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in the Ozark's too, but mine are the "Ozark mountains of Illinois". They don't amount to much other then for Illinois [​IMG]

    Love riding the trails!!!
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome! [​IMG]

    I'm so glad you decided to join us! [​IMG]
     
  7. 19Dawn76

    19Dawn76 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2009
    Toadsuck, AR
    Welcome from Arkansas!
     
  8. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Happy to meet you, and WELCOME!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you join us! What a beautiful avatar you have. Its your property, right? Unbelievably beautiful!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Over on Caney Creek

    Over on Caney Creek Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, thank you everyone, how nice!

    Easttxchick - My dad was from Rals, Tx. It's a whole other country, right?

    Dragonfly Ranch - We make herbal soaps here and our line is called Dragonfly Garden - we oughta merge.

    Farrier! - I've shown horses all over Il, even southern (DuQuoin for ex), the prettiest part. As the old saw goes here, the hills ain't so high as the hollers is deep.

    Ranchhand & gumpsgirl - I've never been that far east but I'd sure love to.

    19Dawn76 - Been through Toadsuck. Really! My mom's people are on the other side of the Ouachitas in the Kiamichi range. We don't rent pigs! From Lonesome Dove - I love it!

    Portagegirl - Thank you. I had to borrow an avatar that was already made until I figure out how, but it looks just like it does here in the fall. Look at my page for some of my own humble pics of the creek and farm.

    I look forward to seeing you all again and again.
     

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