Newbie/hello everyone

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fifibreen, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. fifibreen

    fifibreen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,

    I'm a new member and a very recent/newbie backyard chicken keeper. We are learning and doing the best that we can for our girls. We enjoy them, and are considering getting rid of our TV since the chickens are far more entertaining. We built our own chicken tractor, and currently have a 1 wyandotte, 2 arucanas(or easter eggers not really sure, both sources said they were arucanas, but I think they are easter eggers which I like too) and 1 buff orpington. One of the arucanas and the orpington were acquired a few days ago and are very new.

    My husband and I have a small business and work as ceramic artists/potters by day and enjoy our chickens, guinea pigs, and garden, outdoors, and everything else before and after work.

    I have found this site helpful in my learning curve, and decided to use it to help further my chicken education. I have never used a site like this before, and my computer skills are only what I need to survive, so forgive my learning curve on the forum chats too! If I'm doin it wrong, please tell me. [​IMG]
     
  2. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Greetings from Tucson, AZ and [​IMG] Yes, get rid of your TV you'll find you're watching it less and less, chickens are much more fun. [​IMG]
     
  3. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from middle TN. Hey, we were all new once, so don't worry! I highly recommend reading all you can on here about predators, illnesses, weird behavior, anything that offers knowledge about issues that may come up (even if you haven't had a problem, it is good to know in advance how to handle something). I get on here every day, almost, and I learn something new nearly every time I get on. I usually get a good laugh, too! Welcome aboard!
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Welcome from an imp in Washington.

    Glad you can join the chaos.

    Imp
     
  5. little blue

    little blue Chillin' with my Orps

    Jul 11, 2010
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    [​IMG] this is a great website if you have birds
     
  6. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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  7. Fluff-n-Feathers

    Fluff-n-Feathers Out Of The Brooder

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    You are going to LOVE it here!!!
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  8. fifibreen

    fifibreen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the warm welcomes!
     

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