Newbie from Australia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Smackhawk, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. Smackhawk

    Smackhawk New Egg

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    G'day there,
    Im a thirty-something father of 3 little ones, we have a kelpie and a guinea pig.
    We just moved into an acreage, always lived in suburbia before.. but wife and I have had chooks and peafowl before.
    My project to get a chicken coop/run built is well underway.. getting some day old sussex lights tomorrow, will be keeping them in a cardboard "pirate ship" brooder until theyre ready to go outside. I'd like to get guinea fowl keats soon too, but none are available at the moment.

    About me, been in the Airforce and Army for nearly 20 yrs combined. Fly helicopters... but now "settled" as an instructor. No more deployments for me!!!!

    Will try to post some pics soon.
    Regards
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  3. Smackhawk

    Smackhawk New Egg

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    Chook run progress


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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of question! We're all here to help. [​IMG]

    Good luck with your chicks!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    WOW! Your run is looking great!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    G'day and welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Your coop looks like it is progressing well. Sussex are a great breed; very hardy, friendly and gentle, and good layers of large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in finishing your coop and getting your Sussex.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    G'day from Illinois (USA) we have a large aussie community on BYC - if you'd like to know what they are up to, you can check in at "Australia, six states and one funny little island."

    Looks like you have a lot of helpers - that should make the run go up all the faster. Very glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2014
  10. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]
     

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