New member in sw france

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Debby in france, Dec 9, 2018.

  1. Debby in france

    Debby in france Chirping

    Dec 8, 2018
    Hi, I am new to this site so here is a run down of me ...

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    I have had chickens for about twenty years.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    At the moment I have only 5 due to a bird of prey, next year I will be getting another two,

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    Annie - Araucuna, Dyliss - black tail, Esme - Azur, Susan - Medici and Pepper - Coucou de Rennes

    (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens?
    I find them calming, they give but expect nothing back and accept me into their flock.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    I have two dogs Alfie - Havanais and Ben - Golden retriever, and three cats Jezabelle - tabby, Molly - torti. And Sidney - marmalade. I also have a very patient husband - Bill.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
    We are retired in sw France and are carrying out a self build.

    (7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community? :D

    I have known about byc for some time and finally joined having read a small question relating to omlet hen houses for which I have one.
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hi Debby welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I'm sure that your knowledge and experience will be a great addition to the site, so please jump right in.

    Best wishes
    Pork Pie
  3. Perris

    Perris Crowing

    Jan 28, 2018
    Gower, Wales
    Hello @Debby in france ! Welcome to BYC :frow @PouleChick lives (relatively) near you :D and she's doing a big build too. Can you post photos of your chickens, especially your Azur and Medici chickens? They are new breeds to me.
  4. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

    Jul 23, 2018
    Apalachin, NY
    My Coop
    Hello Debby and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    You have some breeds of I have not heard of before. Could you post some pictures?
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  5. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

    Dec 12, 2013
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    At last...another "Debby"! I too would like to see some pictures of your birds, you have breeds not commonly seen here.

    Thanks for joining us!
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  6. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

    Jun 26, 2014
    Corning, NY
    Welcome Debby! :frow I hope you enjoy this FUNomenal community! Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
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  7. PouleChick

    PouleChick Crowing

    Apr 6, 2016
    SW France
    :frow:frow:frowBonjour and welcome! @Debby in france . Where are you located? We are in the Perigord Blanc - between Bergerac and Perigueux. Are the Azurs the ones that lay greeny / bluey eggs (I think saw them listed on Gamme Vert or somewhere)?
  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy Debby :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
  9. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi & :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Lovely intro you have there.

    Enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
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  10. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

    Apr 6, 2017
    My Coop
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Debby! We are glad you joined the flock!:welcome BYC is a helpful site providing all of the information you need to know about poultry. There is always space for more members on the BYC roost!:highfive: Hope you enjoy it here as much as we all do!
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