Newbie Alert! lol

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CrzyChickiJules, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. CrzyChickiJules

    CrzyChickiJules Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! I'm Julie from Saskatchewan, Canada, which I lovingly refer to as Saskabush! [​IMG] We have a mixed farm, in a beautiful area that has amazing views, as long as you look up! [​IMG]

    I grew up with layer hens, and I've been only recently introduced to the awesome world of heritage breeds! Apparently chickens do come in more colours than brown and white! Now that I've been bitten by the very contagious bug, and am getting Silver Laced Wyandottes, Blue Laced Wyandottes, Altsteirers, and some Phoenix Long Tails to hatch out this spring. (There's a reason why my name is CrzyChickie! [​IMG]) I'm so excited to try this all out! I have 7 hens right now, 5 brown leghorns and the 2 Silver Laced Wy's that got me hooked. I had more, but have been steadily downsizing to make room for all the new chicks coming in!

    I found out about this site when I was googling the proper way to hatch chicks, as I just finished test hatching a group from a friend of mine. (14 out of 22 fertile eggs! Woot!) And I've pretty much been wandering around in here ever since, so much to read and learn!

    Outside of my newly found obsession, I have 3 beautiful and too-smart-for-their-own-good kids (6,5, and 3 yrs) and a moderately tolerant hubby (eyerolls have been perfected). We also have our 20 head cattle, lonely lone horse Lucky, and my gorgeous ginormous Dane, Nimue!

    That's about it for now! Thanks for reading, and I look forward to seeing you all soon!
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    WELCOME....to BYC and the chicken obsession! You have come to the right place, we're all a little chicken crazy here.
     
  3. puffypoo22

    puffypoo22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome!
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    It sounds like you've been bitten by the chicken bug right proper, lol.

    You might enjoy chatting with other members in Canada...you can find them here: post #1

    Thanks for joining us, make yourself at home!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Julie and [​IMG] - great that you have joined us. You are in good company when it comes to anything and everything chicken, so please make yourself at home here with us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Julie [​IMG] Welcome!

    I also have a hubby with a Masters Degree in eye rolling [​IMG]

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and welcome to BYC! Thank you for joining our flock! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Julie, very nice to meet you. I had to grin reading your intro - I think we all have seen the "eye roll," of which you speak. [​IMG] Welcome to Backyard chickens[​IMG]
     
  9. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
     
  10. CrzyChickiJules

    CrzyChickiJules Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, everyone!
     

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