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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tobilon, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. tobilon

    tobilon In the Brooder

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    I've been lurking around this site for a while, and I just made an account recently. I've loved dinosaurs since I was little, so when my parents first mentioned getting chickens, I held them to it. I had an old shed in the backyard stacked with things we never use, so my dad and I cleaned it out and turned it into a coop. I bought my first chickens in May, and I'm really glad I did! I spend at least an hour with them daily, drawing them or feeding them veggie scraps.
    I have 12 chickens. I first bought two silkies (they were supposed to be pullets, but one turned out to be a little boy). Then I bought two australorp hens, a wyandotte roo, and three mix breed pullets. It turned out those pullets were all little roos. After, I bought four RIR hens.
    Now I have to give up a few of my boys and get a few more hens because it's just too much for the poor ladies. I'm kinda sad about it, but it needs to happen.

    I don't want to say I'm an artist, but I am an art kid. I go to a fine arts school, and I'm hoping for a career in either video game concept design, storyboarding, or 2D animation. I love storytelling, so making a graphic novel has always been a dream for me. Now, since I'm graduating this year, I've decided to make one for my portfolio. And it's about my chickens! I'm going for a Milo & Otis sort of feel, so there's going to be a lot of adventuring! Perhaps I'll post some progress drawings on here sometime. [​IMG]

    I'm also interested in video games, fantasy novels, anything medieval-esque, dragons, and cartoons.
     

  2. cat1994

    cat1994 Songster

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  3. MSDeb

    MSDeb Songster

    Welcome, glad you decided to join. You sound very talented!
     
  4. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

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  5. Amigo

    Amigo Songster

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    Your house!
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  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Lots of good luck [​IMG]
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. [​IMG]
     

  8. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!!
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    [​IMG] from Kansas, tobilon! [​IMG] Glad you joined our community! Wow - you have some really varied interests. [​IMG] Best of luck with your birds and your future!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Cold Canadian

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    [​IMG] been here a while and love it , Manitoba Canada
     

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