new member in Stockholm, Sweden

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by karsan, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. karsan

    karsan Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, everybody!

    I have got good answers from this forum already, about papaya seeds. For obvious reasons we Swedes have limited experience with tropical fruit like papaya, although we find them in supermarkets.

    I live in a suburb 20 km east of central Stockholm, close to the Baltic sea. It is far north compared to most members of this forum, almost the same latitude as Anchorage, Alaska. We have long dark winters, although not terrible cold. All too often the snow melts even in January and February, but the ground rarely starts to thaws before April.

    I have had chickens for almost two months, a grown hen and her 4 month old daughter who layed her first egg today. They are both both black with brown necks, and a mix of two old Swedish breeds, namely Hedemora and Blomme. Actually, we had a sister to the younger one but she got Marek's disease.

    It is not common to have backyard chickens around here, although it is permitted. All near neighbors have been welcoming about it - no roosters, though.

    This seems to be a very helpful and interesting forum. I was lucky to find it.
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    [​IMG] from South Carolina, USA! Very nice to meet someone from such a different climate.
     
  3. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Indiana!. You'll find the answers to all you need here and friendly advice.
     
  4. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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  5. SuziQ991

    SuziQ991 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and welcome. So much info here, you will love it
     
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Wisconsin (transplant from Germany...)
     
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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  9. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Welcome to BYC, from Cape Cod Massachusetts! Congratulations on the first egg!
     

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