New-ish from Nebraska

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by shandy, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. shandy

    shandy Chirping

    Apr 26, 2016
    I actually joined the forum back in March 2016 when we got our 12 baby chicks (3 RIRs, 3 Barred Rock, 3 Buff Orphingtons and 3 Easter Eggers). We ended up with 3 roosters, 2 that were rehomed and when we did that brought 3 new easter eggers home!! So, there we were with 13 chickens! Sadly, we've lost 2 to a predator and had 2 die to illness. Now we have 7 hens and 2 roosters who all seem to be getting along very well!

    BUT we decided we needed to hatch babies, so we're working on our 1st batch now [​IMG]

    It's not even been a year and our family is addicted to chickens! Speaking of my family, other than chickens, there is me and my husband and we have 2 boys (10 and 7) and 2 dogs (yellow lab and weimaraner) and 1 cat. I am a school nurse and looking forward to having the summers off spending time with my children and animals and garden. We also love to hunt, fish, camp, shoot archery, and shoot guns. We are pretty much outdoors people!

    I have a couple of local friends who are also chicken people, but love having the forum to mingle on!

    That's my life in a nutshell [​IMG]

  2. Ol Grey Mare

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

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Hi there - so glad you've taken a moment to introduce yourself, always nice to meet another member of the BYC flock! Sounds like a wonderful, busy family you have there. It's not surprising you have become poultry addicts so quickly - when the bug hits it hits hard and fast!
  3. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thanks for the introduction and good luck with your hatch!
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under shandy [​IMG] Nice to meet you!
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Shandy. Hope you will enjoy BYC as much as we do.

  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, Shandy, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community!
  7. silkieRaiser

    silkieRaiser Songster

    Sep 13, 2016
    Seattle, Washington
    My Coop
    I hope to see you around the forums!!!!
  8. Welcome to BYC! There is a ton of information here, just use the magic search box!

    Gary from Idyllwild Ca here

  9. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Crowing

    Welcome to BYC Shandy! Nice to meet you! :)
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2017

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