New Member in Central Ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hecate, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. Hecate

    Hecate Out Of The Brooder

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    (1) We got our first chickens in August.

    (2) We started with 12 chicks, one died in the 2nd week and another died a couple of months later of unknown causes. So, we only have 10 [​IMG]

    (3) We have: 1 Dominique, 1 Cuckoo Maran, 1 Welsummer, 1 White Crested Black Polish, 1 Blue Cochin, 1 Blue Andalusian, 1 Partridge Silky, 1 Gold Laced Wyandotte, and 2 Ameracaunas.

    (4) I did an internet search while I was looking into keeping chickens, and found this wonderful resource!

    (5) I enjoy studying languages, knitting, reading, playing music, boardgames, word games, and all sorts of other non-tv activities (we booted the tv 9 years ago and haven't been happier to have done it!).

    (6) I am the mother of 4 kids, aged 8, 6, 5, and 3, and wife to a great man. We live in a small rural village in Ohio where we were very pleased to find out that it is very easy to keep chickens (now, if I could figure out a way to keep a few shetland sheep in the backyard). In addition to the chickens we have a miniature chocolate dachshund, who, after 9 years on this earth, has finally discovered that his great joy in life is to round up chickens! We keep busy with the kids and their music lessons and scouting activities on top of a busy homeschool schedule.
     
  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. chicken quartet

    chicken quartet Out Of The Brooder

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  5. Chickenhatcher89

    Chickenhatcher89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Hecate

    Hecate Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcomes -- been lurking since last March or so!
     
  7. still learning

    still learning Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! We are new here too, and homeschool as well. My intro is at the bottom of the page. I'm going to be placing my layer order soon and see that you have 1 of each! :) That is encouraging to me, as I think we may be doing something similar.
     
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Thanks for coming out of "lurkdom" to join the rest of us! It's so very nice to have you here!
     
  9. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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