New here just want to say hi from FL

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dominga, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. dominga

    dominga Out Of The Brooder

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I had chickens growing up but they were very mean and unfriendly and I had been afraid of them since, but I had a friend that needed to get rid of her chickens and no one could/would take them, and since i like rescueing things I took them and it would be a great learning experience for my boys.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We rescued 4 and then rescued 6more and kids wanted babies so we bought 5chicks. and I got 2 seb geese

    (3) What breeds do you have? I don't know off hand.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Facebook chicken group

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies? Sewing arts n crafts, stain/fuse glass. baseball,

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    I have 5boys 8yrs n under. My oldest named his chickens after videogames(mario,kong,pacman), my 2nd named his after weathers(stormy,lightning,thunder) my 3rd named his monsters(monster,frankestein,zombie), and my 2 chicks(have hairy feet not sure the breed) so i named them hairy potters, my seb geese are peaches n cream. we have 1 dog he's a cavachon his name is bailey(he was named by the neighborhood kids) about 1.5yrs old he is my 4yr olds dog. I work from home so I can be with my babies. We live in Pinellas county, Florida.
     
  2. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Texas
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Welcome to the board from up in NY! [​IMG]
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, dominga and [​IMG]. Glad you joined us. Hope you and your boys enjoy your birds!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! So glad to have you here.

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  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!! Glad you joined!! [​IMG]
     
  9. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 10, 2010
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    Quote:wow lots of ?'s...lol 1st Hi From Tampa...check out this thread ...400+ floridians in here https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=7523681#p7523681


    OK
    to your ?'s

    1 - I also had some here and there growin up, but mostly new. I got my firsts mid June...I have added a few since due to chicken math!

    2- I got 6...but one is a roo and will have to go once he starts crowing..

    3- 2 ee's (one is a roo), 2 PR, 1 Cuckoo Marans, 1 Olive egger

    4- I really do not remember

    5- Love to watch sports and go dancing Salsa w the wife!

    6- check out my page...lots of pics of my zoo there! lol
     

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