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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mountainmolly, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. mountainmolly

    mountainmolly New Egg

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    Hi,

    I have just joined this list. I have been posting stories on Facebook about HopAlongCassidy, my hen that lost her legs, and one of my FB friends sent me the link to your site.
    I live on the eastern plains of Colorado and have a backyard brood of (6) hens, one rooster (by mistake but he is really beautiful) and a goose. It feels like Easter everyday at my house because I get big beautiful eggs of various shades of brown, white and green. I have a Leghorn, Ameraucana, Rhode Island Red, Red Sex Link, Ancona, and two leghorn x whatever my rooster is that hatched this spring. One of the mixed hens is my legless hen. I will try to get pictures of my rooster to see if anyone knows what breed he might be, he is big and beautiful and not very aggressive. I hope to add a Golden Seabright and a Wyanadotte - either silver laced or blue-laced red just because I think they are beautiful. I have usually lived in a city so haven't had the opportunity to raise chickens. I was surprised that my Leghorn went broody and hatched eggs without any intervention from me, but that was a nice experience. I have a mixed-breed dog that doesn't bother the chickens (they free-range during the day, and go to their coop at night where I lock them from coyotes, foxes, badgers, etc.) but she loves the eggs. I also breed Maine Coon cats under the cattery SpiritHill.

    Thank you.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hi again, mountainmolly! Great to have you with us!!
     
  4. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC

    Loved your intro. Cant wait to see pics of your chickens
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm curious to know how Hopalong gets along. I have seen one legged chickens - usually the result of predator attacks. [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    When I was little I got a "Hopalong Cassidy," figure for Xmas. It was hard plastic - I think his horse's name was Topper.
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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