New Member from Christchurch NZ

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by krissygill, May 14, 2011.

  1. krissygill

    krissygill Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok here goes [​IMG]

    Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    had chickens when i was younger and have always liked them [​IMG] Finally convinced hubby to build me a big coup and run in the thoughts of only having 3-4chickens LOL

    How many chickens do you have right now?
    Right now i have 11 pullets/hens and then 5 chicks [​IMG]

    What breeds do you have?
    Ok this will take awhile to type as we wanted the hens as pets first and the eggs are just a HUGE bonus we wanted to try and get every hen to be different so the kids could name them so we now have 1 of each of the following:
    barred rock, hyline, Lavender araucana, Blue Orpington, speckled hamburg, wyandotte, australorp x 2, 2 x silky bantums, dorking and the 5 chicks we have atm are barred rock, hyline, 2 x light sussex and araucana

    How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    From the lovely lady i got some chicks from


    Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    Husband + Wife + 2kids,1dog,fish, aviary full of birds, 2 cats and 11+ chickens [​IMG]
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    [​IMG] from NW PA!
     
  5. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and a warm [​IMG] from SE Pa.
    I have a very sweet, dear friend from Hamilton that I met through my CRF group. I hope to someday travel to NZ to meet her.
     
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Welcome from Washington State.

    Glad you joined us.

    Imp
     
  7. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. dkvart1

    dkvart1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you found us! It appears you are already a victim of chicken math, my condolences! [​IMG]
     
  10. YYZ

    YYZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi krissygill

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    From Maine !

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