New to the team!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DFlowers, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. DFlowers

    DFlowers Chirping

    Oct 17, 2018
    Hey y'all ! My name is Debra Flowers and I am northern born but southern bread!lol! Born in northern Minnesota , Ooooooo !cold country! I've lived almost in every region of the USA . Being an air force bratt, I've lived from the east coast to the west and from the northern border to the Rio Grande river on the borders of Texas and Mexico! Last place I lived was where I planted . The sunny palmetto state, south Carolina. Went from a snow bunny to a beach bunny! Lol! I'm in the country of the small town of Andrews sc. We have five ackers of land and rescued 19 chickens. Don't know the breeds except for a few select. Banum game, frizzles and Austrian blacks are the only three breeds that I'm sure of that we have have. We went from 19 to about 40. The Austrian blacks we bought solely for egg production. And the rest are just here lol !! We get eggs from all of the hens tho. We not only have chickens but when we rescued the chickens, two bourer/alpine goats came with them! Now a third goat came along last Feb . We did not know the nanny goat was pregnant ! We also have five labs. One golden retriever and four Labradors We have a ministry. We are evangelist and we minister wherever and to whomever we come across. We also have a small vending business. We sell what people call "The south Carolina Candy" salted boiled peanuts. We keep them steaming hot ! I don't know much about chickens or goats for that matter. The little 9month old billy is sick. He got that bloat. And toxic . E almost lost him but he is recovering. But not out of the woods yet. Any advice about bloat ,endrotoxic and constipation will be so appreciated. Oh! I almost forgot! We have two cockatiels . One mail and one female . They are breading and have been laying and mating for over a year now and still no babies. Any advice? Was told the male might be sterile . So that's it in a nutshell .
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
  3. DFlowers

    DFlowers Chirping

    Oct 17, 2018
    Thanks , ill check it out!!
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy Debra :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Thanks for joining our community! :celebrate
  5. DFlowers

    DFlowers Chirping

    Oct 17, 2018
    I'm new to chickens lol! Don't know much about breeds. We just rescued them from someone who was too ill to care for them. We feed and water them and movie the pens regularly for fresh grass for scratching. The goats are my main concern. Any info is welcome. We had a game Banum that was setting and the rooster pushed her eggs out of the best. She still wouldn't come off the best so we put three frizzle eggs under her. She hatched them and they became hers. Lol!
  6. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Crossing the Road

    Feb 5, 2018
    Northwest Oregon
    My Coop

    I hope you are able to find the help and the resources you need to care for all those wonderful animals of yours!
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens
  8. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

    Mar 21, 2016
    Maricopa, AZ. (near Phoenix)
    Welcome to BYC! That's a lot of animals! You must have your hand's full! :)
  9. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

    Jul 31, 2018
    Catalonia, Spain
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC DFlowers.
    Anybody that takes in rescue chickens is okay by me.:hugs
    Pffft, who cares what breeds they are.
    That's a full time creature commitment you've got there.
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2018
  10. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

    Jul 6, 2016
    NW Washington state
    Welcome aboard and glad to have you with us. I hope you enjoy the website.

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