New Member from Illinois

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Louise Waffles, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a tiny home dweller and vegetarian homesteader in Illinois. Homeschooling mom of three, with a flock of about 50 chickens & ducks, a pack of 4 dogs, & some cats. I love libraries, journaling, and,of course, my "zoo". Happy to say hello to all! :)
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Louise, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Lots of BYCers are following a path similar to yours so you are among friends! If you'd like to chat with some "local" poultry folk, find the IL thread in the link below and stop by and say howdy. https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    Best wishes to you and your flock and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  3. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, thanks! :)
     
  4. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! What a lovely size flock you have there! Homeschooling and your little zoo really does sound fantastic :D Have you been keeping your flock for very long?

    Enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
     
  6. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been keeping chickens for about 4 years now, but started on ducks 2 years ago with 5 muscovies, and added some Pekins and Swedish Blue last year. What do you keep?
     
  7. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, Laura! :)
     
  8. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I keep mainly polish chickens (11) along with 1 Amber hybrid hen and 1 Amber x polish frizzle hen.
    I'm not a duck person, I'm afraid they are too messy for me but I'm sure you would enjoy our duck section for all the chat about them ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks
     
  9. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    It sounds as though you have plenty to keep you busy!

    It's nice to have you here.
     
  10. Molpet

    Molpet Chillin' With My Peeps

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