New from New York

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Arralana, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. Arralana

    Arralana New Egg

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    My name is Janet and I live in a small country town in NY. I have a husband and four daughters. My husband and I (more me than him) are working on having a little homestead to help not only cut the cost of food down for our large family, but also to KNOW what is in what we're eating.

    Right now I have eight chicks: three Golden Comets, three Black Sex Links, and two Rhode Island Reds. One of the Links (Velocaraptor) and one of the RIRs (Taco) enjoy the dickens out of trying to get out of the brooder. Right now I want them for eggs. I have a butcher I go to for organic chicken right now.

    Next year we may add a goat. Then maybe a pig and cow if we can find a place with more land. I enjoy canning the veg garden, making jelly from my currant bush and apple trees, and dehydrating.


    I look forward to learning the joys of chickens here!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. uphilljill

    uphilljill Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Janet, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Lots of folks are going the route you and your family are. Good luck to you and enjoy your rural life!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Janet, welcome to BYC, and good luck with those chicks.
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     

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