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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Laurel Marie, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. Laurel Marie

    Laurel Marie Out Of The Brooder

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    hi all!
    Laurel here. We live in Pacifica CA, just a couple miles in from the coast a tucked at the base of Montana mountain. I currently have a smallish flock but we are growing! We have a blue Wyandotte, a golden Wyandotte, speckled Sussex, Australorp, an old old light brahma ( 7 years now), 2 cream legbar chicks, 2 sage eggers, 2 isbars. We also recently purchase some hatching eggs for my broody which include 4 sage eggers and a French black copper maran so we are quite the varied flock!

    I started with 4 chicks 7 years ago and the obsession has grow ever since. We moved to Pacifica a year ago which gave us the opportunity to redesign our coop and expand our flock. We also keep 3 beehives and have a small vegetable garden.

    My husband and I are hobby farmers for sure and our young boys are enjoying it as well. By day he is in law enforcement and I'm a park ranger. We are hoping to move a little further north some day to expand even more because chickens are addicting!!

    I've been a longtime reader but just recently registered as I have some pretty specific questions that I couldn't find answers to in the existing forums.

    Looking forward to learning from everyone!!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    So glad you could join our community!! :)
     
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  3. Laurel Marie

    Laurel Marie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!!
     
  4. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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    Chicken math is real! lol
    Welcome to BYC!

    Here is a quick video to help you learn how to navigate this site.
     
  5. Welcome to the BYC flock, Laurel Marie! It is a pleasure to meet you!
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Hi, laurel, welcome to BYC. ...I am so glad you've joined us.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Laurel, it good to meet you :frow
     
  8. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Hey neighbor, welcome to BYC! I was just at the Pacifica hotel just a few months ago. BTW, Pacifica has the best Taco Bell ever... right on the beach! ;)
     

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