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New member Intro from Alberta Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by madmanpierre, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. madmanpierre

    madmanpierre New Egg

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Yes, I've had other fowl, but new to chickens.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now? (3) What breeds do you have?
    A half dozen each of Australorps and Bielefelder's (As well as Moscovy's, Pilgrim Geese, Bronze heritage turkeys, hair sheep)

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?
    Internet search, I've been lurking for a couple years and decided to sign up last night.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Volunteer work around the world, building things from scratch, designing. And once in a while - sleeping.

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share


    I own a international software company, live on an acreage, raise a small menagerie of animals, and have 4 foster children under the age of 4. We got the Australorps at the request of our two older foster kids after visiting the Stampede and the one said 'I want a black chicken'. (We had already been thinking about getting some chickens to add to our flerd and had already been thinking Australorps - we had just days before made arrangements to get the Bielefelder's and figured why not.)
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, madman, and :welcome! Great to have you in our community! Wow! Sounds like quite the menagerie you have going! Sure sounds fun! If you ever want to chat with fellow Canadians, I think there are a few links in this thread https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    Best of luck to you! :)
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. I hope that you enjoy being a member as much as the rest of us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Or just go to "Canadians, check-in-here." Glad you joined us at BYC :)
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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