Newbie from Central New Mexico

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lute, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. Lute

    Lute Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2012
    Albuquerque, NM
    The state, not the country. [​IMG]You have no idea how many people don't realize there's a state called NEW Mexico.

    I've been a rather bad newbie. I posted a bunch of other places before posting here. Oops... [​IMG]

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
    Not new to chickens at all! I lived on a small farm when I was a child but that was a long time ago now. This is my first time with my own chickens. It's my boyfriend's first time with chickens (that's not already on the grill) also!

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?
    We currently have 6 chickens and 4 Pekins -- 2 that are ducklings and 2 that are 7 months old, a breeding pair, that should be laying very soon since it's starting to warm up!

    (3) What breeds do you have?
    5 Black Star sexlinks and 1 New Hampshire Red. I named her Rosie. She likes to be picked up. <3

    (4) How did you find out about
    I lurked for a few days before joining. I actually found you guys by googling Chicken Coop designs.

    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?
    Reading, Writing, Stargazing, beer brewing and making cheese. I'm such a homemaker. [​IMG]

    (6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.

    Well, there's myself and my boyfriend. We've been together for 5 years. Together we have a Pit Bull/ChowChow mix that's just the sweetest little dog. I currently live in a small town and work full time at the front desk of a hotel. It's easy work and I get to browse web forums when it's slow. We're currently working on plans to have our own self sufficent homestead in about 5-10 years, after my boyfriend has finished college and we have quite a bit of funds saved up for vacant land. Once that's figured out, we plan on getting a ton more chickens, ducks, a dairy cow or two and a few breeding rabbits.
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2012
    SW Ohio
    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio.....glad you joined
  3. Lute

    Lute Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2012
    Albuquerque, NM
    Thank you! :)
  4. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  5. braindead101

    braindead101 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2011
    When we moved to Albuquerque our family and friends asked us if we ever used U.S. currency. They also didn't understand about the Land of Enchantment. Loved the place while there, but the schools were a little lame at the time [60s-70s]. Anyway....welcome.
  6. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BackYardChickens
  7. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Snyder County, PA
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  9. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC. Glad you joined us!

  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.

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