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New Member - BBG2014

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BBG2014, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. BBG2014

    BBG2014 New Egg

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    Hello all! Happy to have found this community! BBG stands for Bees Bunnies and Goats which are the members of our farm in the order we acquired them. The chickens came later! We started with honey bees, but after losing all three hives in the winter of 2013 (the worst winter in a 100 years in Northern Ohio), we decided to move up to something that was harder to kill. We also switched to Russian bees which are mite resistant and more winter hardy than Italians. We raise American Blue heritage breed bunnies and pure bred Nigerian Dwarf Goats. Our herd is small - 2 bucks, 3 mature does and 5 of the cutest kids you ever saw!! Add in the 2 dogs (Blue Tick coonhound and a border collie) and 6 cats, along with our 6 (soon to be 5) chickens and that's who we are! If anyone has questions about goats or honey bees, we're happy to help!
     
  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to our flock! Sounds like you have a lot going on. I hope that chickens ARE harder to kill than bees! [​IMG]
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! That's a lot of things you have going on there! I love goats but just don't have the room right now but they are on my wish list for the future.
    I'm sure if you type bee keeping in the search box above there are threads on it.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  5. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Oregon & welcome to BYC [​IMG] Sorry for the loss of the Bee's. They are amazing little creatures. I purchase fresh local honey at our farmers markets - absolutely delicious
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Sorry about the loss of your bees. Sounds like you have a very nice farm. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  9. ohiokirk

    ohiokirk New Egg

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    Sounds like a great bunch of critters, we are hoping to do the bees someday as well!
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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