My name is "Poohbear

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Poohbear, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. Poohbear

    Poohbear On a Time Out

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    I am an older gentleman, happily married for 49 years to the same little lady. She was 15 and I was 17. Of course I was in the military and fresh out of highschool at the time. My passion is raising healthy chickens and now that I am retired that's just about all I do except for odds and ends around the place. i can't leave out other type of feathered friends either but chickens seems to be all I've raised so far and I enjoy ALMOST every minute in the chicken yard with them. Very relaxing to watch these beautiful fowl and their babies. I get VERY attached to them.I have one hen that I have had for sixteen years and she is still active (not laying or breeding) and running in the chicken yard. She is ALSO retired:) I eat KFC chicken but not my chickens. I do LOVE my fresh eggs and share with neighbors and friends when I have extras. I should SELL them with the price of eggs but it's fun to take eggs to those that enjoy them. I just found this site today and just found this forum a few minutes ago. I really enjoy reading here but type with two fingers so I'll be doing more reading than typing,lol.
     
  2. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

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  3. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Great to have you here!

    Retired with chickens... what a wonderful life!
     
  4. amysue2012

    amysue2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome aboard! [​IMG]

    I too do alot more reading than writing...Im probably on here more than I should be...hehe.

    Its my addiction [​IMG]
     
  5. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Welcome Poohbear. As my name implies, I too have climb over life's mountain. I found this site last May and have enjoy it immensely. I've learned alot, shared some, and meet some really nice people. I know you will look forward to logging on to read the latest or share a moment. Congratulations on the long successful marriage as well.
     
  7. justhatchin

    justhatchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a great place to be addicted to. [​IMG]

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    susan
     
  8. 1Speckled Hen w/Chicks

    1Speckled Hen w/Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome PoohBear!
    Nice to have on here!
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  10. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    aww you sound like a nice guy! welcome to BYC! its just as addictive as chickens! i really hope to see you around! where are you from?
     

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