New member :))

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jodiodi, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. jodiodi

    jodiodi New Egg

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    Hi everybody!
    I have been using this site for all the useful info for the last 6 months or so for my rescue hens and have now acquired two mascovy Ducks, so now I'm reading up on them too :)
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC, glad you joined in [​IMG]
     
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens, so glad BYC has been useful to you.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C gobble gobble Premium Member Project Manager

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  8. jodiodi

    jodiodi New Egg

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    Thank you :)
    I've only had my ladies since April this year, they were exbats which had been rescued by a lady who saves many thousands of them from being processed each year.

    They came to me quite stressed and featherless which was quite confronting for me, but after a few days they settled into the coop I built for them and after a few weeks their new feathers started to appear. I fed them lots of bone broth and minced meat for their high protein requirements in this time and as it was getting cooler I made some jumpers for them and made them a warm porridge of a night time. I copped a lot of teasing from my friends and family for spoiling them so much, but my thinking was that they would have already been through so much at the battery farm that they really did deserve some loving :)

    The ladies house
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    The ladies first day home
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    Modelling the jumper...
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    Enjoying some blitzed up veggie scraps.
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  9. N F C

    N F C gobble gobble Premium Member Project Manager

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    Your girls certainly have filled out and look much better than the day you got them. Cute idea on the jumper. Good job!
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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