New to chickens, but loving it

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FleurSlkie, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. FleurSlkie

    FleurSlkie Out Of The Brooder

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    A bit about me, I served in the Army for 13 years so I haven't had much time to just sit down with the chickens so to speak. I fell in love with chickens when I was stationed in Belgium and saw my first Mille Fleur D'uccle. I've been out of the service for 2 years now and have acquired approximately 100+ birds. I say birds as some turkeys and quails are also included in the mix and I stopped counting new additions after the 100+ mark. For me, chickens just seem to relax me as I sit down in the yard and watch them simply being chickens.

    If anyone is working on a silkie with mille fleur coloring I'd love to see some pictures. I don't care for what is popular so much as I care for what I like and that is something I'd like to see. My two favorite birds.... silkies and d'uccle Mille Fleur. I'm new so be easy on me.
    Sincerely,
    Eric
     
  2. Rusty's Ranch

    Rusty's Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from So Cal. Glad to have you with us - there's lots to learn here [​IMG]
     
  3. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from NC [​IMG]
    I was raised an Army brat...the best way of life, I thought [​IMG]
     
  4. MissMolly'sMom

    MissMolly'sMom Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello from Alabama! I only have 6. 5 hens (EE's, RIR and one sex link), and the most evil rooster ever! I too am new to the site and to chickens too. I am learning alot!
     
  5. Patience

    Patience Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Eric!

    I'm so new I don't even have a flock yet, but I just had to say how wonderful your story is [​IMG]

    Cheers and good luck with your birds!
     
  6. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    [​IMG] from Texas.
    There are allot of Silkie folks on here, I am sure you will get plenty of help!
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Seems like I've seen mille fleur silkies mentioned a few times on here. Good luck with your flock & thank you for your service [​IMG]
     
  8. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     

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