New Kid In The Coop

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GreenAcres_Lesa, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. GreenAcres_Lesa

    GreenAcres_Lesa New Egg

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    Hello my husband and I are new here and to raising chickens along with other farm animals.
    We were truck drivers and always wanted to live in the country and first thing we both wanted were chickens

    Sooo here we are

    Got our first 4 chickens last December

    2 Rhode Island Red Hens and 1 Rooster
    I Bardrock hen


    Have now added Red Sex Links Production Reds more Rhode Island Reds a few Old English Black Australorp
    And just got 25 Jumbo Cornish Cross for yummy fresh chicken

    We incubate some eggs to raise our own mixed versions.

    All our chickens are free range on 5 acres of pasture and woods

    We also have a long list of other animals including but not limited to ducks quail goats calfs pigs rabbits and of course cats and dogs

    Our own little homestead living 80% off grid the old fashion way.

    All of this lifestile is new to both of us so we are full of questions and open to any sugestions and ideas and information.

    We have named our own little place of Heaven "Lewis's Green Acres" Main reason being when I was born I was the last child and mymother let my sisters name me and they named me after Lisa off the show Green Acres and it fits me pretty well I was a big city girl before moving here
    ( Houston Texas) now here in middle of no where....LOL
    Only difference between me and the tv Lisa is I can cook and love to work on the land along with my husband each and every day.

    We are very excited to be here and cant wait to jump right in and learn everything and everything we can..


    Lesa and Jeff
     
  2. alaskachick

    alaskachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HOLY COW! You guys have a bunch of animals. [​IMG] from Alaska.
     
  3. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eastern Wa.
    [​IMG] From Eastern Wa. Wow 80% off grid that's awesome, plenty to learn here you've come to the right place.
     
  4. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in Ocala, FL
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  5. Harriet&Lucy

    Harriet&Lucy Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, that does sound like heaven! Welcome to BYC from Western Washington!
     
  6. GreenAcres_Lesa

    GreenAcres_Lesa New Egg

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    Thank you all for all the welcomes
    Already feel at home...

    And yeap we do have a lot of animals......LOL:bun:jumpy:cd:yiipchick

    Figured if I was gonna do it might as well do it right.....ha ha

    Again thanks to all...............
     
  7. end9586

    end9586 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] From the Bayou State of Louisiana!!!!
     
  9. vogelzang

    vogelzang Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]:ya:frow from TX
     
  10. GreenAcres_Lesa

    GreenAcres_Lesa New Egg

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    Hello Guys

    Thanks a Million

    How cool Texas...Lived in Houston Texas before moving here..... Love the "Lone Star State" Miss it sooooo bad!D!!!!!

    And what do you know Louisville Kentucky...... Have family all over the "Blue Grass State" but Louisville holds a special place in my heart...
    Met my new husband in Louisville two years ago December 17th in an ice store he was there stuck in hotel have his truck worked on and I was stuck in the hotel due to ice store hour rooms were three apart....
    Met second nite and talked every day after got together that Feburary......

    Love Louisville for bringing him an I together.....


    Again thats all for the Welcomes......
     

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