Newbie from Saltsburg Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by foreverfarm11, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. foreverfarm11

    foreverfarm11 New Egg

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    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?

    my husband and I first got chickens about 10 years ago. We got our first batch from a local farm store and hand raised them. We built a run/coop to keep them in once they were old enough only to have our terrior mix Bob break in and kill them all. It was very devistating, but we didnt give up. We got more and trained our dog not to hurt the chickens. In the end, Bob and the chickens could hang out together with out any worries on our part.

    (2) How many chickens do you have right now?

    Right now we have 13 new chickens that we just added to our flock of 14 so about 27 chickens!

    (3) What breeds do you have?

    We have mostly araucana's or americaunas with 4 silky's, a rhode island red.

    (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com?

    I have an issue with my flock...googled the question and this site came up.



    (5) What are some of your other hobbies?

    My husband and I devote alot of our time to our animals....we have taken alot of unwanted and abused animals in over the last 10 years. (we have mini horses, pot bellied pigs, st bernard, cat, iguana)
     
  2. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Sounds like you have lots of wisdom to share!
     
  3. Gen9

    Gen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from North Carolina!

    God Bless you for helping those who can't help themselves - we rescued our dog and she has been a joy to have around, very good with children and chickens!

    I'm new to chickens, adopted my first flock this March, looking forward to learning from you [​IMG]
     
  4. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    always changing
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  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
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    [​IMG] FROM another Pa member.

    I have so many chickens I lost count. [​IMG]

    I do know I have 13 silkie baby's. 7 of them are with their momma and 6 I hatched out. They are still inside.

    I have Buff and White Orpingtons. I used to have RIR's but I like these a lot better.

    I don't know how I found BYC I was just looking and it came up. [​IMG]
     
  8. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Sounds like you have great little menagerie going on there!
     
  9. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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