New here just want to say hi from FL

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

  1. dominga

    dominga In the Brooder

    Oct 6, 2011
    (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 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 Songster

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    [​IMG] from Texas
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

    Aug 30, 2007
    New York State
    My Coop
    Welcome to the board from up in NY! [​IMG]
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    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


  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  7. greymane

    greymane Songster

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! So glad to have you here.

  8. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!! Glad you joined!! [​IMG]
  9. [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
  10. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Songster

    Sep 10, 2010
    Quote:wow lots of ?' 1st Hi From Tampa...check out this thread ...400+ floridians in here

    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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