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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NoelleK, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. NoelleK

    NoelleK Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all!!!

    I joined four years ago, but I'm a professional lurker, so didn't post much ;-) Now that my feet are thoroughly soaked and i'm going into my fifth year of chicken keeping, I figure it's a good time to become more active.

    While owning and enjoying my girls is quite fulfilling, I am getting to the point where I want to branch into more or the mechanical and planned aspect of chicken keeping. Genetic and long term goals, rather than farm supply chicks on a whim.

    I own BCMs, CCL and Light Brahmas now, ~11 total. But I recently hatched out my first three batches of purchased eggs, and have some Blue Marans now in a grow pen.

    Most frustrating though, I can't have roos. None. So while I can't BREED for my own, I can follow others projects and live vicariously through you all!!!!!

    Looking forward to geeking out!
     
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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, NoelleK, and [​IMG]! Pleased you took the plunge from lurker to active member! It's great to have you here. Best wishes to you and your breeding aspirations! [​IMG]
     
  3. NoelleK

    NoelleK Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much! :)
     
  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    It's nice to have you become active here and good luck with your plans!
     
  5. NoelleK

    NoelleK Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
     
  6. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!!! Great to... still ...have you here! :)

    I have a light Brahma too! They're beautiful birds.

    ~MW
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Glad you had a successful hatch. Most times a rooster is more trouble than they are worth. You still can buy fertilized eggs of any breed(s) you want.
     
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Noelle [​IMG] Welcome!

    No roosters allowed here and only the room for the occasional hatch so I too live vicariously and dream of may be one day. Congrats on the little ones!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  9. NoelleK

    NoelleK Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  10. NoelleK

    NoelleK Out Of The Brooder

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    My three Light Brahmas are soooo prolific and fluffy! I appreciate what they are and do, but they are my least friendly of the bunch. But they give me beautiful eggs!
     

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