New to BYC!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by linderfunefarm, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. linderfunefarm

    linderfunefarm New Egg

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    Hey y'all! We're new to the website but definitely not new to chickens. We've had chickens for over 3 years now. Farm animals are our drug of choice - having a few chickens led us down the road to turkeys, pigs, a goat and even cows. We currently have 25 chickens, 1 turkey, 8 pigs, 1 goat, 4 cows as well as a dog, a cat and 4 fish. Whew...

    We are raising all of our animals hormone and unnecessary antibiotic free.

    Our chickens are a menagrie of breeds. We have Barnevelder, Americuana, Sex link and Barred Rocks. Our daily egg collection is pretty much a rainbow of colors. Our boys love helping collect eggs because our girls never lay eggs in the same place everyday. It's a Easter egg hunt all year round!
     
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio....Glad you joined
     
  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  4. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BackYardChickens.
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  8. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC. [​IMG]

    I've always wanted turkeys, but I don't have the land. How do you like your turkey?

    ~AnnElise
     
  9. carmentk

    carmentk Out Of The Brooder

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    We started with 3 guinea fowl to control ticks for our dogs and cats. . . . hundreds of guineas later, we now have banty cochins, silkies, and a couple banty BBReds just for fun, geese, ducks, turkey, and 1 chukar. In the past we've had goats, peafowl, and ring-necked doves.

    I volunteer at Walden's Puddle Wildlife Rehab Center in Joelton. I brought home a rescued adult chukar about a month ago. While he gets along with the chickens the guineas have not yet accepted him. I'd like to get a few more chukar to keep him company. Any suggestions?

    I hope I can meet up with other Mid TN members when you have your get-togethers.
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     

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