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New Member - Allow me to introduce myself (and family)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by troutbum, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. troutbum

    troutbum Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there everyone. My name is Dave. I have an awesome nineteen year old son who lives in Arizona. Here in Washington, I have my Mother, Aunt, Uncle and lots of cousins (they are all my much needed support group) [​IMG] I have one Buff Orpington and one Black Australorp in my home made brooder. Both are chicks that hatched three weeks ago, out of twenty four eggs that were set in a forced air incubator. I also have twenty six day old chicks due to ship to me next week from a major hatchery (and sponsor of BYC) [​IMG] One day I will try to incubate again, but my success rate was so bad/disappointing, I don't think I could try again any time soon [​IMG]

    The other family members are one Yellow male Lab (2-1/2 yrs old), Two Boer doe goats (8 month old sisters), two Nubian doe goats (5 month old sisters) and one Nubian buck (1 month old). He had a twin brother, but he was trampled last week and died [​IMG] Burying him was one of the hardest things I've ever had to do [​IMG]

    I've been checking out BYC for some time and liked it enough to finally join. The people here seem honest, warm, caring and genuine, like a family should be and it would appear there's not a lot of the garbage that frequents other threads/sites. This is the first thread/site that I've joined and I am looking forward to talking to lots of you and sharing your experiences. Thank you in advance to everyone who makes this a wonderful site.
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2009
  2. Nivrocco

    Nivrocco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from VA...[​IMG]
     
  3. thewarriorchild

    thewarriorchild Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

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  5. Shannon's Chix

    Shannon's Chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can learn a TON here that may help with incubating/hatching...don't give up! And enjoy those 2 little babies![​IMG]

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  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
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    [​IMG] from WI. Sorry you lost the little buck!![​IMG]
    Enjoy your new chicks, in time you will hopefully be ready to put the incubator to good use with more success
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us!
     
  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] Dave from a neighbor in Renton

    Check out the Washingtonians Thread in the Where are you forum.

    Congrats on the chicks

    Imp
     
  9. Enjaytoo

    Enjaytoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Arizona! Sorry about the loss of your Nubian buck [​IMG]
     
  10. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    [​IMG] from Texas!
     

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