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New From Illinois

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mom2nic, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. Mom2nic

    Mom2nic Just Hatched

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    Hello from Southern Illinois. I'll do the easy way and answer the questions:
    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    We've had chickens for about 5 years. They came home as a school project from my son and have grown since.
    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    We have about 12 chickens right now, but one of our broodys just hatched 4 more.
    (3) What breeds do you have?
    We have a Buff Orphington, Rhode Island Reds, a Maran, Sulkies, and Cochan bantam.
    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    I found this site when we first got chickens and it helped me to build our coop. I finally decided to join.
    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Gardening, sewing, crocheting, fishing. We like to be outdoors.
    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I have one son as well as a farmer husband. Besides our chickens, we have 6 ducks, 2 dogs, and a guinea pig.
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, so glad you've joined us!
     
  3. Welcome to the BYC flock! It's nice to meet you and we are happy to have you here! :)
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    :welcome

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    So glad you joined us at Backyard chickens :celebrate
     

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