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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Badhairdo980, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Badhairdo980

    Badhairdo980 In the Brooder

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    Good evening from Ontario Canada,

    My husband and I purchased a farm in 2004. It was a place to spend the weekend and be away from work. We loved it so much we decided to have a new house on the land and moved three years ago. I discover about having coeliac disease in 2007 and was told I could not have eggs or milk for ever. After a lot of research, I realized if I was to have my own chickens having eggs would be possible again...so we gave it a try. After three years, we have 38 chickens for the eggs and the meat. This year my husband came back with two turkeys (female and male). We had to get rid of the Tom as he was not nice at all...and we lost the female after she sat on her eggs for 27 days. I found this website as I was looking for information for our chickens when we started on that journey...and decided to subscribe when I started having problems with my turkeys. We are very green at this and reading the post, seeing that I am not alone into this makes me feel better, helps me understand those birds and teaches me a lot. We hope to find some Polish and Chantecler hens next spring. They are not easy to find in our area...
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

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    [​IMG] So glad you joined our flock!
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! We are all still learning. I don't think the learning ever stops until you are no longer keeping poultry. Seems like there is always something new that you have never encountered before no matter how many years you have kept them.

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions about anything, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]

    Good luck finding the Chanteclers and Polish you want!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    Good luck in your search!

    If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  6. matt44644

    matt44644 Songster

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  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  8. hennible

    hennible Crowing

  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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