New From Virginia :D

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by solomonsroost, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. solomonsroost

    solomonsroost New Egg

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    Hello All!
    I am so excited to be apart of this group. We (my husband and I) have a small hobby farm in the Shenandoah Valley of VA. We are currently raising Nigerian Dwarf Goats and just bought our very first flock of chickens. :D Yay!! I am so excited about this small flock of 5 counting our Rooster Solomon (who is a Leghorn/ Buff Orpington cross and he is STUNNING!! Pix soon!). Our hens consist of a Barred Rock, Black Australorp, Buff Orpington and a Maran/Orpington cross. I am in love with all of them as all have such great docile personalities. :)
    This morning our family got to hear the wonderful "song from Solomon" as he crowed this morning EARLY - LOL! He is such a sweet Rooster and such a hunk too.

    I am just over the hill about these chickens and I feel I have a good "starters" to my flock.

    Well I hope I get to talk to most of yall either here or on another thread and I look forward to learning a TON of things about Chickens. :D
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Glad you joined the flock. Have you visited our Learning Center, it's a great first stop. Then you may like to peruse the Raising Backyard Chickens forum. Would love to see what Solomon looks like.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I just love the sound of a crowing rooster! No better way to start your day than with the crow of your rooster!

    Enjoy your lovely flock and welcome to our roost!
     
  4. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    So happy to have a fellow Virginian join! We go see the Shenandoah Valley a lot! Have fun with your flock!
     
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  5. 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.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  7. solomonsroost

    solomonsroost New Egg

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    Thank you everyone! We are currently "adding" onto our coop to get a bigger run for them to venture out more. I was hoping to be done with it today so I could get some pix of everyone. We'll looks like tomorrow we will for sure finish up. We are tacking the Heck Wire up.
    Solomon he is stunning I cannot wait to post pix of him. He is golden/white with a brown half belted marking going across his back onto the wings. He's young, hatched this past April, but seems to know what he's doing lol.
    I am a member on Back Yard Herds Forum (just dont get on that much anymore). Thanks again to everyone who commented. :D
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     

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