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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MJLindsey, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. MJLindsey

    MJLindsey In the Brooder

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    I have 4 chickens and 5 ducks! I learn so much by reading the posts on here!
     

  2. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

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    Hello and :welcome
    We're glad you joined us!
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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  4. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

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    Welcome to the roost, MJ. Colorado? The land of big steep hills.

    So much to learn here, for sure. I think Joe was trying to breed a
    Colorado Chicken that laid square eggs, on account of he opened
    his coop door one day and all the eggs rolled to the neighbors house.

    One of the most important things to remember in Colorado...coop door goes on up-hill side.

    Another tid-bit? I also began with farm store beasts...little chickys, little duckys. They were cute. And grew up together. But...ducks can't roost. They would get up there...and fall of in a bit. But they tried. Learned to sleep UNDER the roost.....And I had very dirty ducks.

    I don't do ducks no more.

    I know what you're thinking...Spook should of read this forum in the beginning himself.

    So don't do what I did. Take time to read the the forums, ask your questions.

    Lots of great information here, and these people (mostly) know about chickens.

    Except me...I know very little about anything. They just let me hang out cause I've got nowhere else to go.


    Spook
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2016
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad to have you join us. Great advice from Spook (nice to see you here Spook - good to have some wit at this time in a morning).

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.
    All the best
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens - glad you joined us [​IMG]
     
  7. 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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