New user from VA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HappyChickenLover, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. Hello I live in Virginia and raise chickens with my wife currently I have about 30 egg layers. We have red sex links, black sex links, blue andalusians, and one 9 year old light brahma
    We also raise bantams, currently have some black cochin bantams, wheaten oegb, bb red oegb, blue red oegb, and working on some brown leghorn bantams, welsummer bantams
    (for those who don't know oegb stands for old english game bantam)

    We also have a cute minirex rabbit that lives with some of the bantams, corturnix quail, a pair of finches and a pair of parakeets, oh and two silly dogs that love chickens.
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    from central VA!

    Sounds like you're already a chicken addict. You'll fit right in here!
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress 9 Years

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
  4. thanks people for the warm welcoming, trying to get the grasp of website
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2010
  5. slackwater

    slackwater Songster

    Feb 1, 2010
    Welcome from SoMD!!!
  6. BirdBrainB

    BirdBrainB Hatching

    Jul 24, 2010
    Hi, I'm HappyChickenLover's wife and I just joined too. [​IMG] I'm the one responsible for his addiction, lol!

    My parents got some laying hens when I was 6 and that started MY addiction, but I was 12 when I got birds but that were completely my own. Now we have all the birds that he listed, plus we're always looking for other things to add to the collection. I'm the secretary for our local poultry club, and I want to eventually become a poultry judge.

    I used to post all the time on the PYA site, but I thought it was time to try a new forum!
  7. GracieNut

    GracieNut In the Brooder

    Jun 14, 2010
    Welcome! I'm in Va too (Spotsylvania) where in Va are you? I'm brand new to chickens, but I decided to start with standard Cochins. They're only 4 weeks old, and I can't WAIT for them to grow up!
  8. FourPawz

    FourPawz Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
    [​IMG] Ah, more Virginians! The more the merrier! I'm down near Roanoke.
  9. We live near Staunton, Va

    Yea I currently have 2 black cochin bantams
    they are very good lap birds, can be very very calm and have a low crow
  10. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Songster

    Welcome Virginians, from Fauquier County![​IMG]

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