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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tlcchickens, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. tlcchickens

    tlcchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I moved out to the country in June and got my first 4 hens and 1 rooster as an anniversary gift in November. Everyone knows the 10th is the live poultry anniversary, right? They were 6 months old at the time. They started laying in the middle of our coldest weather snap last month when we had a rare few inches of snow on the ground, and they've been dependable layers since. They're a mixed breed lot, not sure what their ancestors even were! But they lay large brown eggs, and I love them. My roo didn't come back to the coop after a day of free ranging (as they always do) about 10 days ago. I just replaced him with a new rooster yesterday. So that's my flock!

    And about ME... I own a preschool on the same property as my home, and my students help feed the chickens (usually fruit scraps from snack time) and gather eggs. I love that they're all getting those experiences! I have 4 kids, a husband, and 2.5 cats (the .5 is a stray that we're probably adopting by default.)

    Happy to be here and eager to learn and help where I can.
     
  2. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    How nice that the preschool kids get such a great experience. I bet they talk a lot about it to their parents. Just think, you are probably shaping future farmers that someday will join BYC. Glad you joined the flock [​IMG]
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  6. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Lovely to hear you have the children helping you with the chickens. I think it's great for children to learn about the care of animals plus it gets them out in the fresh air which is great.

    Hope you enjoy BYC, I am sure you will everyone here to help and very friendly :frow
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
  8. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined us.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    Good luck with your chickens! If you have any questions, we'll be happy to help. [​IMG]
     

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