New Member Intro

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by t1m, Jan 20, 2018.

  1. t1m

    t1m In the Brooder

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    My wife and I have been raising laying hens for two years now; mainly my wife. We currently have 9 but are looking to expand up to 20 or so. We primarily have golden comets.

    I came across Backyard Chickens while looking for ideas for better feeders/waters to lessen workload associated w/ care of our layers.

    We bought a large tract of land in 2017 and plan on expanding our other farming efforts; vegetables, pasture poultry (broilers), orchard, bees and either beef or pork. We've been gardening for 20+ years, but have limited experience with the other activities. I grew up on a homestead but my parents had begun limiting the farming activities by the time I was hitting double-digit age. Still learned a lot from my uncle though as he continued to do it all until he was no longer physically able.

    Looking forward to joining the conversations instead of strictly lurking. :)
     
  2. Allie Grace Sanders

    Allie Grace Sanders Songster

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    Welcome to the flock, @t1m!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    So glad you joined the BYC flock :celebrate
     
  4. MrsMistyReal

    MrsMistyReal Enabler

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    Good morning welcome aboard to BYC family gr8 people tons of information, loads of fun, enjoy shake your tail feathers :cool::woot:wee:bun wchz013welcomepathway4x8__49715.1408377410.300.300.jpg :welcome:highfive::jumpy:frow:ya
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    Pull up a roost bar and enjoy the chicken chat! :)
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. I wish you success in your homesteading projects.
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  8. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie Billion $ Babies Premium Member

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    :frowhi & welcome!
     
  9. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
     
  10. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Enabler Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
     

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